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

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 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 Issue a Statement on ‘Carly’s Amnesty’

  Sunday, April 14th Volteface would like to clarify comments made in various news outlets today. It has been incorrectly reported that the recently launched initiative, ‘Carly’s Amnesty’, is a Volteface campaign. ‘Carly’s Amnesty’, is actually being supported by the Centre for Medicinal Cannabis, under the leadership of Steve Moore, and is not attached to Volteface. … 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

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