PROHIBITION

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
Weed

Canada’s New Weed Minister Is a Cop

Bill Blair, former Toronto police chief, is now officially in charge of cannabis legalization.
Manisha Krishnan
12.5.18
Weed

American Busted at Border for Smuggling Weed: 'Lol Bro I Just Had 100mg Edible'

He was also allegedly found carrying the address and phone number of an Ontario weed dispensary.
Manisha Krishnan
10.30.18
Weed

South Korea Warns Citizens Not to Smoke Weed in Canada

South Koreans have to follow the law of their home country when away and that means no cannabis.
Mack Lamoureux
10.23.18
Drugs

Why Canada Should Legalize Psychedelics Next

With weed legalization less than a month away, a psychedelics researcher makes the case for ending all prohibition.
Mark Haden
9.19.18
Weed

Alleged Former Hash Dealer Doug Ford Made It Across The Border Just Fine

So maybe there’s hope for all of us.
Manisha Krishnan
9.19.18
Weed

These Canadian Cities Are Still Banning Weed After Legalization

Long live reefer madness.
Manisha Krishnan
8.23.18
Weed

Liberal Pot Czar Bill Blair Implies Weed Possession Convictions Are Bullshit

But Justin Trudeau’s government has yet to take any steps to expunge criminals records.
Manisha Krishnan
5.3.18
Opioid Crisis

How Drug Users Would Solve the Opioid Crisis

Users say they want to end prohibition, seek reparations, and get invested in pain alternatives like weed. In Vancouver, that’s already happening.
Travis Lupick
11.13.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Alcohol Prohibition Is Ending in Canada’s Most Northern Capital City

A new alcohol store is opening in Iqaluit, Nunavut after years of prohibition.
Allison Tierney
9.6.17
PROHIBITION

The Soviet Posters Meant to Keep Russians from Drinking

Russia's 1985 ban on alcohol proved disastrous for the economy, but it was a great time for lovers of beautiful anti-alcohol posters.
Paweł Mączewski
5.12.17
politics

Justin Trudeau Criticized for his Response to a Black Man Facing Pot Possession Charges

“It just makes me feel like the legal system is more corrupt,” Malik Scott says.
Manisha Krishnan
4.25.17
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