Maclean’s ranks universities by marijuana use

As the government is in the midst of legalizing marijuana, Maclean’s magazine has released a survey revealing how many students per university smoke cannabis in Canada. The self-reported study shows that students at Bishop’s University have the highest marijuana usage with 60 per cent of students reporting that they smoke. Maclean’s also categorized the survey by program of study which found that students in philosophy smoke the most. Fifty-seven per cent of philosophy students said they use cannabis occasionally to everyday. However, out of all the students that reported their use of marijuana, 63 per cent said they never smoke, while only two per cent revealed that they smoke daily. Carleton University ranked 11th out of 49 universities. Forty-three per […]

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Letter: Trudeau’s policy isn’t to push pot at youth

The Conservative government continually attempts to strike fear and outrage into the hearts of the Canadian people in its efforts to push a tough-on-crime agenda that has proven, time and time again, not to work. In response to reports that Liberal party posters in favour of marijuana legalization were put up on Carleton campus, the prime minister’s deputy communications director, Stephen Lecce, claimed that Liberal leader Justin Trudeau’s stance on marijuana is simply going to make it easier for kids to access pot. Well, it looks like they’ve got our number. We admit it, folks—the Liberal Party supports the legalization of marijuana because we want more schoolchildren smoking pot. It’s not because the criminalization of marijuana forces an industry estimated […]

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