CBD, ‘Snake Oil’ or Life-Changing?

  This week Volteface examines the emerging and seemingly booming CBD industry. In this piece we had the opportunity to discuss the topic with Paul Moore, patient advocate and Chief Executive Officer at Green Machine CBD.  Moore discussed the vast potential applications and benefits that the CBD business offers to both the UK and Europe.    … Continued

Medical Cannabis Awareness Week 2021

Medical Cannabis Awareness Week kicked off on Monday, marking three years since cannabis was legalised for medical purposes. On the 1st of November 2018 the Home Office amended cannabis as a schedule II under the Misuse Of Drug Act, allowing for specialist consultants to prescribe it for a wide range of conditions. However, since the … Continued

How Education is Professionalising the Cannabis Sector

Although cannabis has a rich history dating back thousands of years for medicinal use, its illegality has halted structured scientific research to understand its benefits. We are seeing progress on this front, but the effects of prohibitionist ideologies continue to impact the ways in which medical cannabis is viewed. As we see an expansion into … Continued

Cannabis Reform in Malta with Andrew Bonello

This year the Maltese government announced that reforms would take place to permit the personal cultivation of up to 4 cannabis plants. This Thursday (22nd of April) ECAN are holding an event with reLeaf to discuss human rights, cannabis consumption and cultivation, and this exciting prospect of national policy reform in Malta.  “The publication of … Continued