Manisha Krishnan

Manisha Krishnan is a senior writer at VICE Canada reporting on subjects such as the cannabis industry, guns, racism, and sexual violence against women. 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. 

crime

Police Have Arrested Toronto’s Alleged Serial Shitter

Samuel Opoku, 23, is accused of dumping buckets of ‘liquefied fecal matter’ on five people.
Manisha Krishnan
11.27.19
Food

Drake Really Sucks at Opening Restaurants

Pick 6ix Sports is closed due to “flooding” and is also behind on nearly $70,000 in rent.
Manisha Krishnan
11.25.19
Essays

I Thought Oktoberfest Would Suck, But Then I Remembered I’m a Trash Person

In theory I should have hated everything about the world’s largest beer festival, but somehow I thrived.
Manisha Krishnan
10.9.19
Weed

Seth Rogen Is Actually Doing Something About the War on Drugs

Rogen may be another white guy profiting off legal weed, but he tells VICE there's 'no way' he can ignore prohibition's racist past.
Manisha Krishnan
9.20.19
News

Some Questions For Justin Trudeau, Our Prime Minister Who Loves Brownface (and Blackface)

Justin Trudeau wants Canadians to forgive his racism—but he hasn't explained why we should.
Manisha Krishnan
9.19.19
Drugs

Canadians Can Now Order Shrooms From This Dispensary

Longtime cannabis activist Dana Larsen wants psychedelic mushrooms to be the next decriminalised drug.
Manisha Krishnan
6.27.19
Canadiana

I Went to a Weed Curling Tournament and Learned to Embrace My Inner Canadian

The 'bongspiel' was just about the most Canadian thing you could imagine.
Manisha Krishnan
4.8.19
Weed

I Went to a Weed Wedding Expo and Helped Stoners Plan Their Dream Wedding

Now that weed is legal in Canada, a lot of couples want it to be a part of their big day.
Manisha Krishnan
3.22.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Drake’s Dad Defends Jussie Smollett and R. Kelly

Why tho?
Manisha Krishnan
3.4.19
Weed

This Company Claims It’s Created the World’s First Weed Breathalyser

Hound Labs says blood and saliva tests aren’t fair ways to detect cannabis impairment.
Manisha Krishnan
2.27.19
LGBT

Watch Ellen Page Call Out Mike Pence’s Homophobia on ‘The Late Show’

Page said the US vice president “has hurt LGBTQ people so badly” and “wishes I couldn’t be married.”
Manisha Krishnan
2.1.19
Weed

Canadians Spent $1.6 Billion on Legal Weed in 2018: Report

The figure doubled from the year before.
Manisha Krishnan
1.16.19
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