Emily Ledger


Ba Hons Degree in Journalism


Omni Digital Marketing (2019-2022); Head of Content at Canex (2019-2022); Contributing Writer at Leafie (2022-present); Freelance Content Writer (2022-present)

Emily is an accomplished content writer who specialises in cannabis and alternative health and wellness. With over five years of experience in the cannabis sector, she has contributed extensively on this topic to further education and reduce stigma around the cannabis plant and its medicinal uses. Having graduated with a degree in Journalism in 2018, Emily has gone on to work with some of the most well-known names in the medical cannabis and CBD sectors. Starting out as the lead writer for Canex - a CBD and cannabis-focused media website - Emily went on to become Head of Content at the publication, curating daily articles from herself and other writers. During this time, Emily also worked with a number of clients in the cannabis space, contributing regular articles to highlight the potential benefits of medical cannabis and dissect the history and culture around the plant. Her experience in the cannabis industry has helped Emily to develop a passion for improving awareness and understanding through her work. She continues to contribute to this end through her work at Releaf, as well as the independent media platform leafie and other clients in the space.

Releaf articles

An insight into Ayurveda

The world of medicine has evolved beyond all recognition over the last two centuries, with the widespread rollout of vaccines, the development of countless pharmaceuticals, and a more detailed understanding of the body and the forces that affect it. Yet, as more people seek an alternative approach to their health, traditional therapeutic techniques are once again becoming more popular, including ancient practices like Ayurvedic medicine.

Trust your gut: IBS and medical cannabis

Cannabis has been used as a therapeutic for thousands of years, with evidence of its use in the treatment of gastrointestinal issues dating back centuries. Anecdotal evidence suggests that medical cannabis may be useful in the treatment of Intestinal Bowel Syndrome (IBS), and a growing body of clinical and observational evidence appears to support this potential.

Natural and holistic pain management techniques

Pain is the most common reason for medical intervention worldwide. While many of us will have a stash of over-the-counter painkillers in our medicine cupboard, these are not always sufficient for relieving our pain. But with the undesirable side effects of stronger pain medications, more people than ever are looking for natural pain relief. So, what are some of the best natural and holistic pain management techniques that really work?