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Canadians Now Allowed 30 Grams Of Cannabis While Flying Domestically

Canadians Now Allowed 30 Grams Of Cannabis While Flying Domestically

Citizens in Canada will be allowed to pack as much as 30 grams of cannabis while traveling domestically within Canada’s borders thanks to recreational legalization.

Local travelers will be allowed to pack 30 grams of cannabis once legalization begins Oct. 17th, transportation minister Marc Garneau announced, CBC reported.

However, that doesn’t mean that passengers can smoke aboard the plane. Air Canada and state officials cautioned travelers to refrain from smoking their cannabis while in flight, as it still remains a high safety risk.

Even though there is regulation, there is a downside to legalization. Once the new law goes into effect, current smoke stores will see much of their current merchandise disappear.

Edibles, tinctures, topicals and some oils for vaping will no longer be available in the beginning stages of legalization, as only the flower can be legally purchased for smoking.

If you are in Canada and you want to know where you can buy cannabis in your province you can find out more information from this BNN Bloomberg article.

In June earlier this year, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised to give provinces, municipalities and marijuana businesses fresh life urging them to prepare for the new reality known as the Cannabis Act.  The bill passed in a 52-29 vote supporting the motion passed the Senate.

Canadians will be allowed to grow up to four cannabis plants per person and have a total of 30 grams, which includes the ability to travel within the border.

Even police want to get high smoking marijuana. The Guardian reports that Vancouver, Ottawa, Regina and Montreal will let officers use cannabis recreationally as Calgary introduced a zero-consumption policy.

Sales of medical marijuana have been legal in Canada since 2001.

In the U.S., nine states and the District of Columbia have legalized cannabis, but marijuana remains federally classified a Schedule 1 drug with “no currently accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse,” according to the Drug Enforcement Administration.

Canada is the first G7 country and the second country in general to legalize recreational marijuana.

It’s important to note that if Canadians are found with over 30 grams it will result in a prison sentence of up to five years.

Driving under the influence of marijuana is also still highly punishable, with $1,000 fines for a first offense and 90 days loss of license, 30 days imprisonment for a second offense, and 120 days imprisonment for subsequent offenses after that.

“I would foresee for the first couple of years it’s going to be a nightmare, really.” said Andrew Barbacki, a criminal lawyer speaking to the Canadian Press.

Finally, just because marijuana is legalized on the federal level, some provinces may impose their own regulations. For example, not all provinces will have the same rules for smoking marijuana in public or growing marijuana in  one’s own home.

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