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. 

Drugs

Ohioans Have Lost More Than 1 Million Years of Life Due to the Opioid Crisis: Report

A new report made the discovery after analyzing overdose deaths from 2009-2018.
Manisha Krishnan
7.18.19
environment

Canada Is Facing a 'Nature Emergency' and Needs to Act Now: Report

The country must commit to protecting 30 percent of land and water by 2030, according to the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society.
Manisha Krishnan
7.17.19
News

Free Speech 'Activist' Lindsay Shepherd Was Banned From Twitter

Oh no, one less person screaming on the internet. How will we manage?
Manisha Krishnan
7.16.19
News

Instructor Fired For Allegedly Demanding Sex, Lobster, and Moose Meat For Good Grades: Report

A female student said the Cape Breton University instructor made the demands when she sought extra help.
Manisha Krishnan
7.12.19
Drugs

Canadians Can Now Order Shrooms From This Dispensary

Longtime cannabis activist Dana Larsen wants psychedelic mushrooms to be the next decriminalized drug.
Manisha Krishnan
6.26.19
News

Police ‘Aware’ of Video Showing Warriors Fan Allegedly Being Attacked in Toronto

Raptors fans were also called “classless” for cheering on Kevin Durant’s horrific Achilles injury.
Manisha Krishnan
6.11.19
News

Ontario Denies Reports of 50 New Weed Store Licences

Premier Doug Ford has only allowed for 25 cannabis stores so far.
Manisha Krishnan
6.7.19
Sports

The ‘Fan’ Who Shoved the Raptors’ Kyle Lowry Partially Owns the Golden State Warriors

Mark Stevens, a venture capitalist worth $2.3 billion, has been banned from the remainder of the NBA Finals.
Manisha Krishnan
6.6.19
Weed

Weed CEO Backtracks After Repeating Claim About Fentanyl-Laced Weed On Fox

Canopy Founder Bruce Linton walked back the comments in an interview with VICE.
Manisha Krishnan
6.4.19
Drugs

How to Legalize Every Drug

Cocaine energy drinks, licensed psychedelics guides, and fair trade heroin could all be part of a safer legal regime.
Manisha Krishnan
5.22.19
News

Toronto Wolfpack to Be First Pro Sports Team to Launch a Line of Cannabis Products

The team will be selling Rugby Strength, a CBD topical being branded as a way to manage pain, through a new subsidiary called HowlBrands.
Manisha Krishnan
5.12.19
Weed

RCMP Backtracks on Its Claim That Weed Edibles Can Kill Kids

Police made the claim after raiding a dispensary in Nova Scotia.
Manisha Krishnan
5.8.19
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