Dutch Developments: Coffeeshop Owner and Cannabis Cultivator sees Potential in Dutch ‘Weed Experiment’

  With the ‘controlled cannabis supply chain experiment’ the Netherlands seems to be moving slightly towards legalisation. The experiment, starting in 2021, has been a widely discussed topic in the Dutch cannabis world. Joachim Helms, cannabis-entrepreneur and co-owner of coffeeshop Green House in Amsterdam has high hopes for the experiment. “I feel like the experiment … Continued

Volteface Submission to the Health and Social Care Committee

  Today from 4pm, the Health and Social Care Committee will hear the first round of evidence into their inquiry regarding current drugs policy. Click the LINK to read our submission to the inquiry. Scope of the inquiry Terms of Reference The Committee is seeking written submissions on the health consequences of illicit drugs policy … Continued

Volteface Publish New Report ‘Making the Grade’ in Partnership with Mentor

  Volteface has today released its most recent report titled ‘Making the Grade: School prevention, identification and responses to drug-related harm’, written in partnership with the UK‘s leading prevention charity, Mentor. The report considers how the UK’s education system responds to drugs by examining the approaches taken to preventing, identifying and responding to illegal drug use and … Continued

Volteface Comment: Why the Right Should Endorse DCRs

  Despite the chaos of Brexit, Westminster support for drug consumption rooms has hit an all time high and, for the first time, the call for reform has come from a centre right think tank, the Adam Smith Institute. Drug consumption rooms (DCRs) operate in 60 cities worldwide and act as professionally supervised healthcare facilities … Continued