Watch A Canadian Senator Confuse Joints With 'Tokes'

As this is being written, Canada's Senate is in the process of voting on a second reading for Bill C-45 - better known as the Cannabis Act. It's a do-or-die moment for Canadian legalization, and we'll be updating you as the vote happens. 

In the meantime, let's take a look at a recent Senate committee meeting. As VICE points out, Conservative Senator Hon. Nicole Eaton doesn't seem to know what the word 'toke' means. In the clip below, she uses 'toke' instead of the word 'joint':

Suddenly, we're reminded of 'toasterbud'.

Stay tuned for Civilized for more updates on today's Senate hearing.


The safest way to consume cannabis is through edibles, according to the average American. That's what researchers found after a recent survey 9,000 respondents across the United States. The study - which has been published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine - discovered that 25 percent of respondents picked cannabis-infused edibles as the safest form of marijuana consumption.