allison elkin VICE

Relapse: Facing Canada's Opioid Crisis

How I Got My Life Back After Being Addicted to Fentanyl

One of the characters in VICE's new documentary 'DOPESICK' talks about the realities of getting sober and how losing a friend to the drug inspired her to try and get help for others.
A'lisa Ramsey as Told to Allison Tierney
6.23.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Canadian Hockey Team Is Scrapping with Snoop Dogg over His Weed Business

Toronto's beloved Maple Leafs hockey team is in a full-on battle with Snoop Dogg for using a similar logo for his line of cannabis.
Allison Tierney
6.21.16
Gaming

Here's What Ex-'World of Warcraft' Players Had to Say About the 'Warcraft' Movie

Watching the movie Warcraft served as a funeral service for the fandom I once fully immersed myself in.
Allison Tierney
6.21.16
Stuff

I Spent the Night in a Hentai Porn Theater at Canada’s Biggest Anime Convention

The first rule of anime porn club is keep your hands where everyone can see them.
Allison Tierney
6.2.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

ADHD Medication Is Now Available in Candy Form in the US

As if doctors weren't already giving out ADHD medication like it's candy, now they literally can.
Allison Tierney
5.31.16
Stuff

We Asked People How Drug Use Affected Their Relationships

Mixing drugs and romance can lead to startlingly different outcomes.
Allison Tierney
5.26.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

After Cop’s Big Night Out, He Mistakenly Reports His Gun and Car Stolen

Most of us just lose our dignity after going too hard. Not this guy.
Allison Tierney
5.20.16
NSFW

Meet the Bouncers of Camgirl Chatrooms

Moderators tell us why they spend up to 20 hours per week silencing trolls for free.
Allison Tierney
5.12.16
Stuff

This New Dating Site Will Help You Marry a Canadian to Escape Trump

Marrying your way into Canada isn't as easy as it sounds, America.
Allison Tierney
5.10.16
News

The Canadian Woman Who Had Her Family Killed When She Was 12 Is Now Free

The woman, now 22, had her boyfriend kill her parents and little brother ten years ago.
Allison Tierney
5.6.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Popular People Are Basically Invincible, Says Science

Apparently having a massive crew is akin to doing morphine.
Allison Tierney
4.29.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Canada Blames Social Media for Syphilis and Gonorrhea Outbreak

The government thinks you use Facebook to hook up. Better not tell them about Tinder.
Allison Tierney
4.27.16
0104