The Volteface Podcast#8 with Orson Boon: Psychedelics & Therapeutic Tripping

  On this month’s edition of the Volteface Podcast, Paul North catches up with cannabis culture veteran & positive thinker Orson Boon. Up for discussion is the effects of psychedelics with the pair considering potential therapeutic benefits of certain psychedelic drugs. Orson talks through his personal experience of using psychedelics to treat anxiety and discusses the marked … Continued

The Volteface Podcast #7 – Making the Grade

  This edition of the Volteface podcast is audio recorded from the launch of our most recently released report ‘Making the Grade’, written in partnership with Mentor. In a change from the regular format, this feature is a panelled discussion focussing on drug education in schools. We hear from an ex-PRU student, a PRU headteacher, … Continued

Volteface Podcast #4: Jessica Steinberg – Women in Cannabis

  This month on the Volteface Podcast, our Director of Policy Lizzie McCulloch catches up with Oxford University PhD student, and Co-Founder of entOURage Network, Jessica Steinberg. Liz & Jessica discuss women’s experience of regulated markets, both from the perspective of consumers, professionals and entrepreneurs, before honing in on what is like to be a female cannabis … Continued

Volteface Podcast #1 – The Canadian Cannabis Act

The first episode of Volteface Podcast explores the legislative changes in Canada around cannabis with Policy Advisor Blair Gibbs providing insight. This section focuses on the effect of legislation on the black market, new emerging opportunities, the potential impact on the UK’s drug policy & variations of legality across provinces. This edition also analyses the legislation of medicinal cannabis … Continued

Volteface TV: The Criminal Exploitation of Children

  Today on Volteface TV Lizzie McCulloch from Volteface talks with Rhiannon Sawyer from The Children’s Society about the effects of drugs on children in urban areas. The culmination of this discussion centres on the model in which children are trafficked to suburban areas to sell drugs, namely crack and heroin. The harrowing process, coined as county … Continued