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. 

relationships

A Lack of Racial Understanding Can Ruin Relationships

As a person of colour, it feels like you can either call out microaggressions or let them slide. But there are things white people can do to ease the strain.
Manisha Krishnan
1.8.20
crime

Police Have Arrested Toronto’s Alleged Serial Shitter

Samuel Opoku, 23, is accused of dumping buckets of "liquefied faecal matter" on five people.
Manisha Krishnan
11.27.19
Drugs

A Notorious Ex-Cocaine Trafficker Is Helping Black People Sell Legal Weed

The multibillion-dollar cannabis industry is shutting out Black people who were jailed for selling weed. Freeway Rick Ross wants to change that.
Manisha Krishnan
11.26.19
Weed

Drake, If You're Reading This, It's Too Late to Start a Weed Company

Some advice for the Toronto rapper, who is only just now getting into the cannabis industry.
Manisha Krishnan
11.6.19
Weed

Dr Phil Thinks Smoking Weed Makes You Violent and Lowers IQ

He likened it to "opening your computer up and pouring water inside", but luckily we're here to fact check.
Manisha Krishnan
11.6.19
Essays

I Thought Oktoberfest Would Suck, But Then I Remembered I’m a Trash Person

In theory I should have hated everything about the world’s largest beer festival, but somehow I thrived.
Manisha Krishnan
10.8.19
Weed

Seth Rogen Is Actually Doing Something About the War on Drugs

Rogen may be another white guy profiting off legal weed, but he tells VICE there's "no way" he can ignore prohibition's racist past.
Manisha Krishnan
9.19.19
Weed

What We Learned at the Opening of Toronto’s First Legal Weed Store

There was a Christian protester, a poorly thought out shirt slogan, and the owner doesn't smoke weed.
Manisha Krishnan
4.2.19
Canada

This Couple Found a ‘Game of Thrones’ Iron Throne Hidden in BC

You don’t need to tell Canada winter is coming.
Manisha Krishnan
3.28.19
Weed

I Went to a Weed Wedding Expo and Helped Stoners Plan Their Dream Wedding

Now that weed is legal, a lot of couples want it to be a part of their big day.
Manisha Krishnan
3.24.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Drake’s Dad Defends Jussie Smollett and R Kelly

Why tho?
Manisha Krishnan
3.4.19
Weed

Canadians Spent $1.6 Billion on Legal Weed in 2018: Report

The figure doubled from the year before.
Manisha Krishnan
1.16.19
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