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. 

Politics

Justin Trudeau Laid Bare His Inner Mean Girl and We Can Relate

The Canadian prime minister was caught gossiping about Trump at Buckingham Palace, and the U.S. president did not take it well.
Manisha Krishnan
2 days ago
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
11.25.19
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
11.5.19
Weed

Weed Edibles Are Legal in Canada Today, Baby!

But you can’t buy them yet.
Manisha Krishnan
10.17.19
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
JUSTIN TRUDEAU

Some Questions for Justin Trudeau, Canada's Prime Minister Who Loves Brownface (and Blackface)

Justin Trudeau wants Canadians to forgive his racism—but he hasn't explained why we should.
Manisha Krishnan
9.19.19
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
Sports

The ‘Fan’ Who Shoved the Raptors’ Kyle Lowry Partially Owns the Golden State Warriors

Mark Stevens, a venture capitalist worth $2.3 billion, has been banned from the remainder of the NBA Finals.
Manisha Krishnan
6.6.19
Weed

Weed Drinks Are Set to Dominate the Cannabis Market in Canada

From cannabis beer to margarita-flavored THC tonics, weed companies are betting big on beverages.
Manisha Krishnan
4.23.19
Television

Netflix's ‘Selling Sunset’ Reminds Me Why I Love Shows About Nothing

It’s like ‘The Hills’ but with real estate porn.
Manisha Krishnan
4.11.19
Canadiana

I Went to a Weed Curling Tournament and Learned to Embrace My Inner Canadian

The 'bongspiel' was just about the most Canadian thing you could imagine.
Manisha Krishnan
4.5.19
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