[Event] In Conversation: Jenny Valentish & Rosalind Stone

Join us for an evening with Jenny Valentish – author of ‘Woman of Substances: A Journey into Addiction and Treatment’ – and university harm-reduction advocate Rosalind Stone, at  Volteface HQ in London on Friday 24th November. Australia-based journalist and AOD consultant Jenny Valentish will be in conversation with drugsand.me co-director and journalist Rosalind Stone to explore their … Continued

Street Lottery: Cannabis and Mental Health Report Launch

Street Lottery: An Investigation into the Impact of Street Cannabis on Mental Health by Paul North There is a huge amount of conjecture regarding the issue of cannabis use and mental health. The relationship between the drug and how it can impact both positively and negatively on someone’s mental health is a complex one. Debate … Continued

Green Screen Report Launches

Volteface are delighted to announce the UK launch of the Green Screen report by author Mike Power (Drugs 2.0). The Green Screen – a new policy report that outlines the benefits of an online regulated market for legal cannabis. Just as streaming services such as Spotify have hugely diminished music piracy, an online-only, legal cannabis … Continued

Volteface Launch New Report: Black Sheep

  Today Volteface launched their new report, Black Sheep: An Investigation into Existing Support for Problematic Cannabis Use. The report argues that legally regulating cannabis consumption would better help those most at risk Black Sheep reveals that a legal regulated market would better support people experiencing problematic cannabis use as the sector is lacking a … Continued

The Tide Effect: Clash & Compromise

  This has been quite the week here at VolteFace HQ. On Monday, The Tide Effect report launched, in partnership with the Adam Smith Institute. Since then we’ve had coverage across the media, from The Daily Mail to the Guardian. MPs came out in support of the report and a letter of prominent supporters appeared in The … Continued

The Global Medical Cannabis Summit: History in the Making

The Global Medical Cannabis Summit: Advancements in the Age of Cannabis (Dublin, 2016) On 14th September at the Smock Alley Theatre in Dublin, international experts from science, policy, campaigning and business backgrounds were brought together to explore emerging new innovations in medical cannabis. Hosted by VolteFace and Help not Harm, and sponsored by Tilray and … Continued

Big Pharma Quivers At The Threat Of Medical Cannabis

Over the past year we have heard stories of Big Pharma being out to get the growing medical cannabis industry. We wanted to know if there was any truth behind these fears, oft dismissed as conspiracy theories. We spoke to a pharmaceutical market analyst* to see if the cannabis industry should fear Big Pharma. Here’s … Continued

Dublin to Host Global Medical Cannabis Summit 2016

Advancements in the Age of Cannabis Dublin | 14th September 2016 This summit will bring together world experts from science, public policy, business and campaigning to explore emerging new innovations in medical cannabis. VolteFace and Help Not Harm are curating the biggest global medical cannabis event of the year, in Dublin, on the 14th September. We are … Continued