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District School Board Ontario North East
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Notice Regarding the Legalization of Cannabis

October 10, 2018

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Cannabis will be legalized in Canada once the Cannabis Act  comes into effect on October 17th, 2018.  The District School Board Ontario North East (DSBONE) would like to remind students, families and staff that it will be treating cannabis in the same way it does alcohol.  It will remain prohibited to possess or use cannabis, in any form, while on school property or during school-lead activities.  It will also remain prohibited to attend school while under the influence of cannabis.  Consequences will follow the Substance Abuse and Related Behaviour Policy.