Can I Travel with Cannabis or Cannabis Gear When on Vacation?


Now that things are opening up, people wonder: Can I travel with medical cannabis? Here’s the good and bad news about that. As cannabis legalization gradually gains traction in the United States, and pandemic restrictions lift, many consumers wonder about travel restrictions for cannabis. Importantly, the answer to the question, “Can I Travel with Medical Cannabis?” depends on many different factors. And it is vital to first recognize that, in the United States, cannabis is still federally classified as a Schedule I drug. This category includes heroin and LSD – drugs that have no recognized medical value and a high risk for addiction and, as such, penalties for trafficking or possession can be severe. Fortunately, according to the TSA website, medical cannabis is allowed on a plane — with special instructions. What does that mean? Basically, TSA considers any substance containing more than 0.3 percent THC to be illegal. So, it’s possible that those in the USA can travel with CBD if it contains less than the permissible amount of THC, but be sure to check. Not all CBD oil falls within that guideline. Confused yet? The final decision of whether or not you can actually bring cannabis or hemp on a plane, and whether or not you’d be in legal trouble for trying, rests with the TSA officer on duty. The TSA website states the following: “TSA’s screening procedures are focused on security and are designed to detect potential threats to aviation and passengers. Accordingly, TSA security officers do not search for marijuana or other illegal drugs, but if any illegal substance is discovered during security screening, TSA will refer the matter to a law enforcement officer.” Can I Travel With Cannabis Gear? When asking “Can I travel with medical cannabis gear?” the restrictions get even more hazy. That’s because the…

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