Canada Legalises Cannabis: One Year On

  Today Canada celebrates its first anniversary of a legal, regulated cannabis market (a Cannaversary… if you will). Exactly this time last year we caught up with some of the key stakeholders involved in this monumental shift of policy to find out how ‘the Canadian Experiment’ would pan out. Since that celebratory moment 12 months ago, much … Continued

Freedom Information Request: Cannabis-Related Offences

  Yesterday saw the release of new report, published by the think tank Radix and written by former Health Minister MP Sir Norman Lamb, entitled “Protecting Children and Young People from Harm – the public health case for a legal regulated cannabis market”. The release was accompanied by a Volteface & Radix FOI request to … Continued

DM for Details – Report Available Now

  Volteface has today published the seminal report- DM for Details: Selling Drugs in the Age of Social Media, which examines social media’s role in facilitating drug supply in the UK and the impact that this is having on young people. The comprehensive report draws on new nationally representative polling data of 16-to-24 year olds … Continued

The Elephant On Stage

  There is an elephant-sized headline act on the stage at every music festival up and down the UK. Festival organisers, DJ’s and attendee’s all know it, yet everyone has to play their part in pretending it’s not there. Illegal drugs are the fuel that keeps the festivals going. And yet, while we continue this … Continued

Majority of the UK Support Cannabis Legalisation // Wednesday, 31st July 2019

  Following the release of the BBC Newsbeat documentary ‘Legalising Weed: Canada’s Story’, which covered Volteface’s cross-party trip to Canada, YouGov polled the public to ascertain their attitudes towards the legalisation of cannabis in the UK. “Generally speaking, to what extent would you support or oppose the legalisation of cannabis in the UK?” YouGov asked … Continued