Over half of high school suspensions related to marijuana

During her report to the Prince Rupert School District Board of Education, assistant superintendent Leah Robinson provided a list of high school suspensions so far in the 2008/2009 school year – A list dominated by students being suspended for the use of marijuana.

Of the 52 suspensions handed down so far this year, 30 have been for marijuana use. Of those 30, 20 have involved Aboriginal students while 23 have involved male students.

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