Patient Access

Heroic Hearts Project announces new study with Imperial College London into the physiological and psychological effects of psilocybin on veterans.

  The Heroic Hearts Project UK (HHPUK) have this week announced a world-first observational study on the psychological and physiological effects of psilocybin on veterans with traumatic brain injury. HHPUK will partner with Imperial College London to provide veterans with a unique legal pathway to psychedelic-assisted therapy through a retreat in the Netherlands from August … Continued

I am Billy Campaign Launches: Charlotte Caldwell Calls for Study to Break “Medical Cannabis Deadlock”

  This week Charlotte Caldwell, mother of Billy – the boy who changed the law, announced the launch of the I am Billy campaign. This groundbreaking campaign is asking for the Government’s support in taking crucial steps towards improving patients’ access to cannabis medicines prescribed by the NHS. Following the success of previous campaigning efforts … Continued


Multimedia

All Good Points: Stealth Legalisation

  In another busy week for cannabis reformers, George and Paul discuss a shift how cannabis reform is creeping up in the UK, but not in the ways that has been expected. Watch to find out more! All Good Points is a weekly round up show, co-hosted by Hanway Associates and Volteface.

All Good Points – CannaStop 15/2/2021

  In another busy week for cannabis Paul & George discuss all the major talking points including: Kanabo & MGC Pharma make history Cannabis stocks fluctuate wildly US Launch Cannabis Council Much, much more  

All Good Points – Xmas Special

    The All Good Points hosts Paul & George wrap up 2020 with our final episode of the year. On the agenda is: encouraging news for patients in Ireland, an enormous cannabis company merger in Canada, potential Bermudan reform & much, much more! Check it out – like, subscribe and comment! If you think … Continued


Medical & CBD

Third landmark ruling for Belgian Cannabis Social Club

  On Wednesday the 24th of February, eleven ex-members of former Antwerp Cannabis Social Club “Trekt Uw Plant” were found guilty of cannabis cultivation and sale, but without receiving a punishment. In June 2019, the tribunal of first instance still ruled guilty with suspended prison sentences up to 20 months and the confiscation of thousands … Continued

New Leaf Opportunities: Leading CBD Company Ciitech Join Campaign

  The New Leaf Opportunities campaign has today made two major announcements including news that CBD company Ciitech has joined the campaign as a partner.  The company joins the campaign alongside current partners Volteface, Ince, Kanabo, Spinnaker Opportunities & Hanway Associates.  CiiTECH is a cannabis company that focuses on discovering, developing and commercialising cannabis products … Continued

Editorial – New Leaf Opportunity: Beyond Brexit, Countering Covid

  Volteface is pleased to announce the launch of ‘New Leaf Opportunity’, a campaign focusing on the economic benefits, innovations and investment opportunities that medical cannabis and CBD can bring to the UK in 2021. This campaign is spearheaded by Volteface, featuring innovative medical cannabis company Kanabo, investment group Spinnaker Opportunities, legal firm Ince and … Continued


Hemp Reform

Pleasant Lands: Policy Oversight Forcing British Farmers to “Burn” Hundreds of Millions Worth of CBD

  Pleasant Lands is available now, via this link.  A new report coordinated by third sector drug policy reform organisation Volteface has today been released, promising a solution to ‘draconian, pointless’ hemp legislation. The report has been written with leading licensing barrister of Francis Taylor Gary Grant, leading cannabis solicitor, Rob Jappie of Ince, and … Continued

Exploring the Environmental Benefits of Hemp

  Industrial hemp is an incredibly sustainable and versatile crop that is able to produce a range of products. These include: textile, paper, ropes, insulation material, fibre boards, bioplastics, compost, animal bedding, fuel, paint, feed, food, dietary supplements, cosmetics and medicinal preparations. The crop also possesses a range of environmental benefits. So, what are they?   … Continued


General Advocacy

Opinion: New First Wednesday’s Report Indicates Advocacy Success

  First Wednesdays in collaboration with data from Crunchbase and Seedrs last week released their report titled ‘The European Cannabis Investment Ecosystem (ECIE), examining “the scope and scale of major, EU-wide investments by venture capitalists and retail investors”.  The report determined that the European cannabis sector was “extremely hot for European investors right now”, with … Continued


Cannabis 2.0

The Move Toward Craft Cannabis

  With the legal adult-use cannabis industry continuing to expand across North America, speciality brands have begun to emerge.  As the sector becomes increasingly mainstream, could craft cannabis be the way forward for diversifying and innovating the space? Craft cannabis embodies uniqueness by being grown in small batches, cultivating unique flavours. Products are created with … Continued

New York Goes Legal: What’s Next?

  New York has officially legalised adult-use cannabis, becoming the 16th state in the USA to do so. It is predicted to be the largest market on the East Coast generating $2.5 billion in annual sales by its fourth year and approximately $300 million collected in tax revenue. New Yorkers can now possess up to … Continued

Cannabis 2.0 – Vaporizing: The Future of Cannabis?

  In light of shifting use patterns for cannabis with less emphasis on smoking, the author takes a look at alternative routes of administration and discuss the future with the CEO of Zeus, a leading vaporizer company based in Germany. The way people use cannabis is changing and this is undoubtedly a good thing. Firstly, … Continued