While taking questions from a reporters after a campaign address today Toronto Mayor Rob Ford admitted he has smoked a lot of weed.

"Oh yeah," he said chuckling. "I won’t deny that. I smoked a lot of it."

Ford has also admitted he was charged with driving under the influence and marijuana possession in Florida in the 1990s. At first he denied these allegations, but later pleaded no - contest to the impaired driving charge and the drug charge was dropped.

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau admitted that he puffed on a joint three years ago, while a member of Parliament; He has also said pot should be regulated and legalized.