Analytical Cannabis receives recognition for journalistic excellence from industry watchdog NewsGuard

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NewsGuard, a journalism credibility watchdog, has named Analytical Cannabis an “Unsung Hero” due to the publisher’s ongoing commitment to high-quality, factual science and policy reporting within the cannabis and psychedelics industries.

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The recognition provided by our inclusion in this NewsGuard list is something we are all extremely proud of and, in combination with the positive feedback we continue to receive from our readership, only serves to motivate us to carry on serving our audience with the coverage they enjoy and rely on.

NewsGuard, a journalism credibility watchdog, has named Analytical Cannabis an “Unsung Hero” due to the publisher’s ongoing commitment to high-quality, factual science and policy reporting within the cannabis and psychedelics industries. The website has been praised for its unbiased approach to cannabis news and rigorous editorial policies. In its 2022 review article, NewsGuard highlighted Analytical Cannabis’ dedication to fact-based reporting and commented that “As cannabis legalization continues across the U.S., the need for accurate information about the industry and its health implications will only grow”.

Responding to the recognition, Jack Rudd, Analytical Cannabis’ editorial director, said,“Since our launch in 2017, our entire team has been tirelessly committed to our editorial mission to provide accurate, reliable, and factual news coverage of the key places where science and the cannabis industry intersect.”

“The recognition provided by our inclusion in this NewsGuard list is something we are all extremely proud of and, in combination with the positive feedback we continue to receive from our readership, only serves to motivate us to carry on serving our audience with the coverage they enjoy and rely on.”

Prior to this piece of recognition, Analytical Cannabis had previously been assessed for reliability and trustworthiness by the NewsGuard team. NewsGuard assesses publications based on nine criteria, including whether outlets “repeatedly publish false content” and if they regularly correct or clarify errors. News organizations are then ranked on a scale between 0 and 100 points. Analytical Cannabis currently has a NewsGuard rating of 100.

Analytical Cannabis is a leading cannabis science publication for scientists, technicians, and business professionals working in the cannabis, hemp, and psychedelics industries. Our editors, reporters, and contributors keep our readership up-to-date with the latest cannabis news, features, and interviews from this exciting, growing scientific sector.

For more information, visit https://www.analyticalcannabis.com/

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