RQS Author Cannabis Journalist & Health Science Researcher

Luke Sumpter

I write about: Cannabinoids, terpenes, phytochemicals, organic cultivation

Luke Sumpter specializes in endocannabinoid system science, cannabis phytochemicals, and organic cultivation.

“As something that makes us who we are, we should all seek to learn more about the endocannabinoid system”

With a degree in Clinical Health Sciences and a passion for growing plants, Luke has worked as a professional writer at the intersection of these fields for the past 7 years. Having completed his dissertation on the emerging role of the endocannabinoid system in musculoskeletal medicine, he has a growing interest in the interactions between cannabinoids found in the plant kingdom and this universal regulator.

Luke has also spent several years researching and writing about organic cultivation methods, with a particular focus on soil biology and how caring for the interconnected web of microbes in the soil leads to superior yields and healthier plants. His background in covering health and physiology content allowed him to get to grips with scientific literature and convey complex concepts in simple terms for wider audiences.

Overall, Luke’s areas of expertise are:

  • Endocannabinoid system science
  • Cannabinoids, terpenes, and phytochemicals
  • Organic cultivation

Luke’s latest posts

  • RQS Nutrients: The Best Fertilisers for Cannabis

    What makes the difference between a good cannabis plant and a great one? Well, many variables are involved, but nutrients are one of the most important factors. Below, you'll discover the best cann ...

  • Epsilon F1 Week-by-Week Grow Guide

    Are you thinking about growing Epsilon F1? Explore my week-by-week growing guide to find out how I achieved great results! Read on to uncover my lighting, nutrient, and watering strategies for this va ...
  • The Most Creative Places to Grow Cannabis

    Not everyone has space to grow cannabis on their property. In these circumstances, cultivators need to rely on creativity to launch a fruitful guerrilla growing operation. While many settle for for ...

  • White vs Black Cannabis Ash: Does Colour Matter?

    Many theories circulate the cannabis community. Some turn out to be true, whereas others are nothing but hearsay. So, how does the cannabis ash colour debate shake out when it comes to factual accu ...

  • How Many Leaves Does a Marijuana Plant Have?

    While cannabis flowers get most of the attention, leaves also serve a critical purpose. These structures not only create energy, but they host microbes critical for plant health. But how many leave ...

  • Can You Grow Cannabis Upside Down (Topsy-Turvy Cultivation)?

    Growers can employ countless different techniques to manage and shape their plants to their pleasing. Among them, growing weed upside down using the topsy-turvy method ranks as one of the most nove ...

  • The Best Weed Strains for Gaming

    As its name suggests, cannagaming fuses weed and video games into one exceptionally enjoyable experience. But not all strains place gamers into the same mental zone. Discover the 5 best varieties f ...

  • The DEA Moves to Reschedule Cannabis in the USA

    The attorney general of the United States recently sent a proposal to the DEA to reclassify cannabis from a Schedule I substance into a Schedule III substance. This change will potentially open up ...

  • The 6 Best Cannabis Strains to Bust Boredom

    Does your brain feel like soup while filling in spreadsheets? Have you had just about enough of writing that assignment? Whatever the source of your boredom, cannabis can step in to make things a l ...

  • Top 5 Popular Cannabis Strains in Italy

    Italians are known all over the world for their delicious food. Well, it turns out they also value flavour when it comes to the weed they cultivate. They also appreciate rapid growing times and rel ...

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