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Cannabis Consumption: State Employees and School Teachers

cannabis consumption: The wearing of religious symbols will be banned from state employees in positions of authority, including primary and secondary school teachers, he said, according to CTV. It's a reasonable position. Addressing the legislature for the first time since his Coalition Avenir Quebec was elected Oct. 1, Legault said Quebecers have had enough of the debate over secularism. We will therefore be very firm, and we will move quickly. Legault's inaugural speech did not shy away from his more controversial promises, which include reducing immigration and raising the legal age of cannabis consumption from to 21 from 18. The plan to restrict religious symbols such as hijabs and kippas has been denounced by some rights advocates, although a CROP poll published earlier this week found a majority of Quebecers were in favour. ( As reported in the news.