Pot-smoking Canadians to be barred from US

Pot-smoking Canadians to be barred from US

Pot-smoking Canadians to be barred from US

Additionally, if the traveler admits to past drug use, they will be found inadmissible to the US.

"But there is no question that we are working with USA officials; they have legalized marijuana in a number of their states, and we're trying to make sure that travel between our two countries (is) not disrupted". "They have legalized marijuana in a number of their states and we're trying to make sure that travel between our two countries is not disrupted", Trudeau told CBC Manitoba.

NORML staff today responded to reports that the US Customs and Border Protection Agency will enforce a federal policy denying entry into the United States any individual involved Canada's burgeoning marijuana market.

If someone attempting to cross the border into the USA admits to past use of illegal drugs, he or she would be deemed inadmissible to enter. Stocks that immediately declined in late trading included Tilray Inc., which declined more than 5%; Canopy Growth Corp., which dropped about 4%; and Cronos Group Inc., which also fell about 4%.

"It's going to be a real issue for employers and a much bigger issue for employees, who - if I were them - would be panic-stricken right now", said Levitt. "You need to stay off the radar - if there's something that prompts them to think that you are a marijuana user, the first question will be: 'Do you smoke marijuana?'" This is likely to cause a lot of problems for Canadians crossing the border.

Canada's marijuana industry has seen valuations balloon in recent months. She agreed they can be lawfully turned away at the border and banned for life.

That message was delivered by Todd Owen, executive assistant commissioner for the Office of Field Operations, in a news article published Thursday on the Politico website.

People that work or have connections with the new legalized business have been already placed on a lifetime ban in entering the United States.

So what to do when you want to cross the border?

They say that despite one in eight Canadians using cannabis today, 400,000 people move between our two countries every day nearly entirely without incident.

The government is also ramping up advertising reminding Canadians of their obligations to obey the laws of both countries.

Overzealous border agents could encourage even more Canadians to stay home, at a time when President Donald Trump is targeting the country in trade negotiations. The figure was $27.2 billion in 2014, when the country's currency was close to par with the greenback.

Eight US states - Colorado, Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Maine, Massachusetts, Nevada and California - have now legalised recreational and medicinal marijuana.

Enenajor said pot users and people connected to the industry are considered "inadmissible aliens" under US law.

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