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Tour guides: College is skipping dorm over pot complaints

Written by The Associated Press | Sep 15, 2016 5:55 PM
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(Swarthmore)_ Student tour guides at a college outside Philadelphia say they have been told not to bring prospective students or their parents into a dormitory because it frequently smelled of marijuana.

Swarthmore College tour guides say administrators told them that parents complained of getting a ``contact high'' when passing through Willets dorm.

The tour guides told the school newspaper , The Daily Gazette, they were instructed during a summer training session to stop visiting the dorm, but say they did not receive any complaints from parents themselves.

School officials say there wasn't a policy change. They say administrators made a ``clarification'' for tour guides.

They say visiting the dorm added too much time to the tours so they've ``streamlined'' the route.

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