Patient Access

First Wednesday Launch European Medical Cannabis Ecosystem

  First Wednesdays, the network for entrepreneurs and investors in the European cannabis sector, today launched their much vaunted ‘European medical cannabis ecosystem’ providing expert insights and detailing marked developments into the European cannabis sector over the past decade.  The report makes for positive reading for anyone interested in the developments of the medical cannabis … Continued

European Cannabis Advocacy Network (ECAN)

  Volteface is delighted to announce that the European Cannabis Advocacy Network (ECAN) will launch on November 9th. ECAN is a platform which connects advocacy organisations focused on cannabis reform. The primary purpose of ECAN is to share progress and distribute news across Europe to a wider cannabis network. The network will communicate global cannabis … Continued


Volteface Multimedia: The Dark Web

  Volteface Director Paul North recently caught up with Chris*, a long term member of the dark web community, to chat about how dark net markets operate and how to keep safe. This content is published for the purpose of harm reduction, we do not encourage anyone viewing this to purchase illicit substances on the … Continued

Medical & CBD

Why are doctors not prescribing medical cannabis?

  Medical cannabis, namely cannabis-based products for medicinal use in humans (CBPMs), has been moved from Schedule 1 to Schedule 2 under the Misuse of Drugs Regulation 20011 in November 2018 following a very effective publicity campaign about two children with severe epilepsy. Even though this quick and radical policy change has given hopes to … Continued

Hemp Reform

General Advocacy

Lockdown 2.0: What Does This Mean For Drug Use?

  Covid-19 and mental health problems are two pandemics that have simultaneously collided.  The inextricable link between addiction and mental illness has been exacerbated by this pandemic. Spring lockdown saw a surge in drug consumption. In the midst of a second national lockdown, it is important to consider what implications this has on vulnerable populations … Continued

Cannabis 2.0

Cannabis 2.0 Innovations: Drinks

  The changing legal status of cannabis, along with recognising its medical benefits has allowed the industry to continue to grow. As a result of this, alternative ways for consuming cannabis have started to emerge such as infused products. The market for cannabis-infused beverages has been growing steadily in popularity. In 2019, the North American … Continued