Canada's Universities Ranked By Cannabis Consumption

More than one third of Canadian undergrads consume marijuana according to a new poll from Maclean's magazine. After surveying 22,384 students on their pot use, the Canadian magazine ranked every school and program by their reported cannabis consumption. 

Despite stereotypes of British Columbia being Canada's pothead province, only two B.C. schools (the University of Victoria and University of Northern British Columbia) made the top ten campuses where students consume cannabis at least a few times a month. Topping that list was Nova Scotia's St. Francis Xavier University, where 13 percent of respondents said they had a few puffs every month.

Regionally, the Maritimes dominated the list with four schools making the top 10 while Ontario and Quebec only had two a piece. At the other end of the spectrum, midwestern universities like the University of Calgary and University of Manitoba dominated the bottom five. 

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Philosophy unsurprisingly topped the list of marijuana consumption by program, with 57 percent of students saying they consumed cannabis. More unexpectedly, 55 percent of economics students said they used marijuana. The other disciplines where a majority of respondents toked were environmental science, international relations, sociology, political science, design and journalism (no comment).

Meanwhile, animal science, math, pharmacy, education and linguistics students rounded out the bottom 5 disciplines by cannabis consumption.

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