U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Reminds Travelers from Canada that Cannabis Remains Illegal in the United States
Customs and Border Protection
The men and women of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) are responsible for enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws and regulations. On a typical day, CBP welcomes nearly one million visitors, screens more than 67,000 cargo containers, arrests more than 1,100 individuals, and seizes nearly 6 tons of illicit drugs. Annually, CBP facilitates an average of more than $3 trillion in legitimate trade while enforcing U.S. trade laws.
Cannabis legalization in Canada - FAQ
Legalization of cannabis in Canada will not have any impact on the drug’s legality in the United States. Thus, it is important that Canadians are aware that possessing cannabis or residue of cannabis violates U.S. law. Click here to see a few frequently asked questions about the recent changes to Canadian law: