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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford tells the media to get off his property as he leaves his home in Toronto on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013. (Nathan Denette/AP)
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford tells the media to get off his property as he leaves his home in Toronto on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013. (Nathan Denette/AP)

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is admitting that he smoked crack cocaine.

In May, reports surfaced of a video allegedly showing Ford smoking crack. Last week, police said they had obtained a copy of that video.

Up until today, Ford had only offered vague apologies and promises to curtail his drinking. Now, he acknowledges he smoked crack, "probably a year ago" during a "drunken stupor."

David Common, host of the CBC's program "World Report" in Toronto, joins Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson with the latest.

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This segment aired on November 5, 2013.

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