School Census

Parents of Kiwi teenagers are overwhelmingly against letting them smoke cannabis - or at least that's what the teens themselves believe.

Census At School, an online programme run by Auckland University, has also found that only 44 per cent of students in the last three years of high school believe it would be okay for someone of their age to use cannabis.

More than half of them (53 per cent), when asked to place their views on a scale from zero ("not at all wrong") to 100 ("very wrong"), put themselves at 60 or more - leaning towards feeling it

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School census