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. 

Cannabis

The RCMP Accidentally Endorsed the Hell out of Black Market Weed

Convenient payment options? Appealing products? Country-wide shipping? That's illegal, baby.
Manisha Krishnan
2 days ago
Canada

This Is What Happens When You Try to Fight Systemic Racism in Canada

A Catholic school accused a Black student, 11, of having gang ties because of his durag. Then things got worse.
Manisha Krishnan
3 days ago
Politics

Justin Trudeau Laid Bare His Inner Mean Girl and We Can Relate

The Canadian prime minister was caught gossiping about Trump at Buckingham Palace, and the U.S. president did not take it well.
Manisha Krishnan
3 days ago
Cannabis

Finally, A Look at Some of Canada’s First Legal Edibles

Canopy Growth revealed its lineup of THC-infused drinks and chocolates this week.
Manisha Krishnan
11.29.19
Cannabis

Of Course Miss Universe Canada Is Repping Weed at the World's Biggest Beauty Pageant

Alyssa Boston said she doesn't get high, but she has a weed-related 'surprise' for the competition.
Manisha Krishnan
11.27.19
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
crime

A Smiling Serial Shitter Is Terrorizing Toronto

Police are investigating three incidents in which a man dumped buckets of 'liquefied fecal matter' on unsuspecting people.
Manisha Krishnan
11.26.19
Drugs

A Notorious Ex-Cocaine Trafficker Is Helping Black People Sell Legal Weed

The multibillion-dollar cannabis industry is shutting out Black people who were jailed for selling weed. Freeway Rick Ross wants to change that.
Manisha Krishnan
11.25.19
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
11.22.19
crime

Accused Rapist Facing Six More Sex Assault Charges After Controversial Acquittals

In June, a judge found Paul Batchelor not guilty of raping a woman, in part because the alleged victim was too “combative” on the stand.
Manisha Krishnan
11.20.19
Weed

This Company Will Pay Someone Up to $47,000 a Year to Smoke Weed at Home

You read that right.
Manisha Krishnan
11.19.19
Weed

Five Things Big Weed Wants From the Government

From cracking down on the illicit market to scrapping the sin tax for patients, legalization still has a ways to go.
Manisha Krishnan
11.15.19
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