black market

security

This Company Built a Private Surveillance Network. We Tracked Someone With It

Repo men are passively scanning and uploading the locations of every car they drive by into DRN, a surveillance database of 9 billion license plate scans accessible by private investigators.
Joseph Cox
9.17.19
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
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

Black Market Weed Could Make Up 72% of Canada’s Recreational Sales in 2019

That’s because there’s a bottleneck in the legal weed supply chain, analysts say.
Rachel Browne
2.14.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Couple Are Urging Thieves to Water Their Stolen 400-Year-Old Bonsai

The tree is estimated to be worth $127,700, and the owners are worried that it won't be taken care of.
Gavin Butler
2.14.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Teen Who Sold a Kidney for an iPhone Is Now Bedridden for Life

"Why do I need a second kidney? One is enough," said Wang Shangkun, who has since suffered organ failure.
Gavin Butler
1.31.19
Weed

Ontario Could See Hundreds of Weed Stores Open in April

New regulations state operators will be allowed to open a maximum of 75 stores each.
Manisha Krishnan
11.15.18
Weed

Here’s What Happens to the Black Market Now That Weed Is Legal

We spoke to dealers, cannabis farmers and edible bakers about their plans post-legalization.
Manisha Krishnan
10.17.18
Legalization

Provinces will get 75 percent of the tax money from legal weed sales

The government expects to collect $400 million in taxes in the two years after legalization.
Tamara Khandaker
12.11.17
Legalization

Quebec doesn't want people to grow their own weed

The province also wants Quebec’s liquor regulator to oversee legal weed sales in 20 stores and online
Rachel Browne
11.16.17
CANNA-BUSINESS

Canopy Growth AGM highlights tensions between Big Weed and the black market

“We want Trudeau to look great, and the Liberals to look good, because that’s good for us.”
Vanmala Subramaniam
9.15.17
Weed

Everything That Is Wrong With Ontario's Weed Plan

It’s a long list, my friends.
VICE Staff
9.12.17
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