“Crossing the border or arriving at a U.S. port of entry in violation of this law may result in denied admission, seizure, fines, and apprehension.” says the CBP in a release.
If a traveller is found to be coming to the U.S. for reasons related to the marijuana industry, they may be prohibited.
Recreational cannabis will soon be legal in Canada on October 17 2018. Many citizens have been left wondering where they stand on boarder entry issues.
“It’s great news to see some accommodation but clearly we still need to do more work breaking down the stigma and discrimination” – Jodie Emery, Cannabis Culture
All crossing discretions are made by a CBP officers based on the facts and circumstances known to the officer at the time.