Netease Sports reported on October 18:
"Nikkan Sports" disclosed, Tokai University, Japan
Tokai University, located in Shibuya District, Tokyo, Japan, is a private university and a famous baseball school in Japan. In 2018, it won the championship again after 5 seasons and sent many members to the Japan Professional Baseball League.
However, there has been a scandal in this baseball school recently. The Japanese media stated that a huge shock has taken place in the baseball world of Japanese universities. "Tokai University announced on the 17th that several members of the baseball club were confirmed to be smoking marijuana in the dormitory of the baseball club. Unlimited orders were given to the baseball club. Banned activities, and Tunghai University cooperated with the police to
Japan’s Tokai University stated that it received reports of drug use by baseball players on October 9. After that, investigations began, and several members admitted to smoking marijuana in the dormitory. As for the number of marijuana users, the Japanese University did not give a clear answer, but revealed it in single digits.
Tokai University in Japan also held a press conference for this matter. The school principal, the minister of teaching and the head of the baseball department attended the press conference. They all bowed their heads and apologized at the press conference. As the principal, Kiyoshi Yamada said: "I apologize , We will take up our responsibilities and do our best to help these team members re-behave.
According to Japanese media reports, it is not uncommon for players on Japanese university sports teams to smoke marijuana.