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. 

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
Weed

Weed Is Legal But Its Dank Smell Is Still Under Attack

From condo developments to large legal grows, there’s a big push to eliminate the smell of weed in public.
Manisha Krishnan
5.6.19
News

'Wheelchair-Bound' Man Launches Human Rights Complaint Over Legal Weed Regime

Ken Harrower says Ontario’s cannabis retail system is too expensive, not accessible, and doesn't carry the products he needs.
Manisha Krishnan
5.1.19
News

After Hours Club Says It's Losing Money Because Patrons Are Too Cheap to Buy Water

After an Instagram post dragging him was picked up in the media, Shawn Riker, who owns Toronto bar Bunker, wants to remind people that water sales help him pay the bills.
Manisha Krishnan
4.30.19
Culture

This Writer Challenged Ariana Grande. Then Her Stans Attacked

Roslyn Talusan didn’t think her thread on Grande would result in days of harassment, doxxing, and death threats.
Manisha Krishnan
4.29.19
Weed

Weed Drinks Are Set to Dominate the Cannabis Market in Canada

From cannabis beer to margarita-flavoured THC tonics, weed companies are betting big on beverages.
Manisha Krishnan
4.23.19
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