Prep Schools: Getting Tough with Pot

The use of pot in U.S. schools is just about as ubiquitous as the marijuana weed itself. It pops up anywhere —often in surprising places. So many marijuana smokers were discovered at New Jersey's Hun preparatory school that last week Headmaster Paul R. Cheseboro summarily dismissed 14 student users.

There was no doubt about the guilt of the boys involved. The parents of one had reported to Cheseboro that the boys were pooling weekly allowances to buy pot. Confronted by their head master, all confessed, and all 14 were sent packing. Six other "peripheral" users were placed on probation.

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