Health Canada

The VICE Guide to Right Now

Canada Has Finally Killed the Four Food Groups

In the new food guide, Canadians are no longer being told to eat like a World War Two soldier.
Nick Rose
1.22.19
Weed

Why Mouldy Weed Is a Problem and How to Fix It

Licensed producer Redecan issued a voluntary recall after being accused of selling mouldy, bug-riddled weed.
Manisha Krishnan
11.27.18
Weed

Manitoba Just Released Weed PSAs And They Are So Corny

Legalization is just embarrassing now.
Manisha Krishnan
10.2.18
Weed

We Fact Checked the Canadian Government’s Scary Weed Warnings

Health Canada wants you to know that “cannabis can be addictive” but is that true?
Manisha Krishnan
3.20.18
Drugs

Criminalization Makes It Harder to Study Ayahuasca, Scientists Say

It's an impediment to medical research on ayahuasca's potential to treat mental health disorders.
Victoria Chan
11.23.17
News

Canada Moves Closer to Legalizing Medicinal Use of MDMA

The initial results of the drug-assisted psychotherapy project have been positive.
Simon Coutu
10.27.17
Health

Medical Students Want PEI to Provide Abortion Drug Free

Many provinces already offer Mifegymiso for free.
Moses Monterroza
8.3.17
Health

What It’s Like Helping Strangers Through Abortions in the Maritimes

As an abortion doula serving rural areas where reproductive options are limited, I know it’s not easy getting people the healthcare they need.
Shannon Hardy
7.10.17
Weed

Health Canada Issued a Weed Recall, What a Glorious Time We Live In

With the budding legal weed industry we’re starting to see some actual customer protections for pot smokers out there.
Mack Lamoureux
1.12.17
LGBTQ

Gay Men in Canada Still Face Discrimination When It Comes to Organ Donation

Men who have sex with men face extra scrutiny due to Health Canada policies.
Lisa Power
12.22.16
News

Supervised Injection Sites Are on the Way. Here’s What They Look Like Now

The Canadian government announced Monday that it plans to ease the restrictions on setting up supervised injection sites imminently. Until then, things don't look good on the ground level.
Jake Kivanc
12.13.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Vaping Set to Become Regulated by Health Canada

Finally, someone is thinking of the children.
Lisa Power
11.23.16
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