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
addiction

Big Pharma is profiting from both opioids and overdose treatments

“Companies are cynically profiting from both ends of the crisis”
Chris Arsenault
2.15.18
The Business of Weed

A note from the editors

More than $22 billion dollars is at stake in Canada's recreational marijuana industry
VICE News
1.22.18
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
CANNA-BUSINESS

Health Canada wants smaller players to have a stake in the cannabis industry

The ministry is proposing a “micro-cultivation” license for small-scale growers
Vanmala Subramaniam
11.21.17
Opioid Crisis

Most heroin tested in Canada is contaminated with fentanyl

Tests on drugs seized by law enforcement show a 20-fold increase in heroin testing positive for fentanyl since 2012.
Tamara Khandaker
11.14.17
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
LEGAL WEED

New Brunswick hands liquor board control over recreational cannabis sales

It’s the second province to officially hand exclusive cannabis retail rights to its liquor board as Quebec hints it could follow suit
Rachel Browne
10.25.17
Health

Doctor-assisted suicide is now responsible for one percent of all deaths in Canada

Since being legalized last year, new data shows voluntary euthanasia has grown by nearly 50 percent.
Justin Ling
10.6.17
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