Patient Access

Will Germany legalise cannabis following the election?

The federal election of Germany is on Sunday the 26th September, and its results will be pivotal to the state of cannabis policy reform both within the country, and across Europe. Promises pertaining to cannabis policy reform have been present in four out of the six major parties in Germany’s campaigns, ranging from decriminalisation to … Continued

Strengthening the European Psychedelic Ecosystem: Partnership Between Octarine Bio and Clerkenwell Health

  The announcement of a partnership between Clerkenwell Health and Octarine Bio signals a momentous time for the growth and development of the European psychedelic ecosystem. This exciting partnership between these innovative startups aims to advance patient access to psychedelic treatments in Europe, and improve the quality of the psychedelic medicines produced in Europe.  Clerkenwell Health … 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


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


Cannabis 2.0

Opinion: Why the Cannabis Sector Needs Feminising

We know a lot about cannabis. Anecdotally, through academic studies, and even Seth Rogen & Snoop Dogg’s twitter accounts. However, women’s relationship to and use patterns with cannabis are rarely discussed.  Women’s pain is internal and inherent. We are directed as a first port of call toward medicines that carry risks of blood clots higher … Continued

Opinion: Sha’Carri Richardson’s Olympics Ban Demonstrates There is Still Work to be Done to Change Public Opinion on Cannabis Usage

When discussing cannabis reform, it’s often in relation to the immediate spheres of society, where prohibition has taken priority over harm reduction, and consumers are at immediate risk of harms perpetuated by existing policy. Undoubtedly this is an important focal point, especially in the UK where we still have some way to go with respect … Continued

Volteface Interview: The High Minds Brand with Danielle Morgan

Cannabis is being progressively recontextualised through innovative design solutions, helping to clean up the heavily stigmatised image of the plant. Volteface’s Katya Kowalski interviewed Danielle Morgan, founder of High Minds, a newly launched Irish cannabis lifestyle brand and online store.  What got you interested in the cannabis space in the first place? I was brought … Continued