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Parents smoke marijuana while waiting for their children in front of school

By Mason White 12:33 PM February 17, 2016
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By: Feng Qian
Police in the United Kingdom, have warned parents to stop smoking marijuana while waiting for their children outside school.

Manchester police said that officers will be working closely with the St. John’s C of E Primary School, and said that all who participate in such activities will be arrested.

Officials at the school said that the smell was noticed by parents and some older children.

In a letter to parents, the principal wrote that there have been complaints about parents having used marijuana around the school premises as they drop off and pick up their children.

She reminded parents that school is a place where children learn, and they shouldn’t be exposed to dangerous substances such as marijuana.

The letter read: “We have had concerning reports that parents have been using cannabis around the school premises as they drop off and collect their children.

“This has been reported by parents and has been noticed by some of the older children. This is a serious safeguarding concern and if further complaints are brought to our attention, we will notify the relevant authorities.

“We have informed the community police service and they are likely to be keeping a close eye on this situation. Please respect our school as a place of learning and make sure that you set an appropriate example within the community.”