Manisha Krishnan is a senior editor at VICE News reporting on subjects such as racism, drug policy, sexual violence against women, and guns. She also hosted World of VICE on VICELAND and several documentaries, including Fear and Loading: Women and Guns in America. She was nominated for a Canadian Screen Award for a weed legalization town hall she hosted featuring Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Narcan still works for tranq, a cocktail of fentanyl and the animal tranquilizer xylazine. Oxygen tanks can help, too.
Injecting drugs properly has only become more important as overdoses reach record highs and drugs like tranq continue to spread across the U.S.
The animal tranquilizer xylazine, which has been linked to severe wounds and amputations, has been detected in nearly 40 states.
Colorado became the second state to legalize psilocybin mushrooms, following in Oregon's footsteps.
A 4-year-old boy in Virginia, Tanner Clements, died after allegedly eating “a large amount of THC gummies," but medical experts are skeptical.
Republican politicians can’t stop blaming President Biden’s “open border” for fentanyl overdoses. But the rhetoric ignores basic facts.
Biden has moved to pardon all people convicted of simple cannabis possession at the federal level, and called for state governors to do the same.
The school district hired ex-Texas state trooper Crimson Elizondo, who's under investigation for her response to the shooting. They quickly fired her.