LAX allows pot in airport but TSA says it’s still a crime

LOS ANGELES — Here’s another thing travelers can consider bringing when a trip takes them through Los Angeles International Airport — marijuana. Just be careful about carrying it onto the plane. A written policy posted by airport police says small amounts of weed may now be brought into one of…

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Airport ‘amnesty boxes’ for weed? Denver International Airport doesn’t see the need

Published: Feb 26, 2018, 4:07 pm • Updated: Feb 26, 2018, 6:46 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Travelers departing Denver International Airport have received the message “loud and clear” that they’re not supposed to fly with marijuana, airport officials say. The incidents of Transportation Security Administration officials discovering…

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40-plus pounds of weed found in luggage at Tennessee airport

Published: Nov 24, 2017, 11:55 am • Updated: Nov 24, 2017, 11:55 am By The Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — More than 40 pounds (18 kilograms) of marijuana have been discovered inside luggage at Tennessee’s Nashville International Airport. WZTV-TV reports that an affidavit says airport police seized 44 pounds (20…

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Cannabis ads have landed at a busy California airport

Published: Nov 1, 2017, 5:57 pm • Updated: Nov 1, 2017, 8:12 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff A cannabis company has an important announcement for travelers departing one of California’s busiest airports. “Cannabis is legal. Traveling with it is not. Leave it in California,” reads an advertisement placed in…

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Officials may ban marijuana advertising at Las Vegas airport

Published: Aug 2, 2017, 5:13 pm • Updated: Aug 2, 2017, 5:13 pm By The Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Officials in Nevada’s Clark County are grappling with how to limit advertisements for marijuana at Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport. County commissioners on Tuesday discussed a proposed ordinance that would…

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Orlando Airport bans weed, despite local decriminalization and MMJ expansion

Published: Jun 22, 2017, 11:45 am • Updated: Jun 22, 2017, 11:45 am By The Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. — A board overseeing Orlando International Airport approved a measure prohibiting marijuana on its premises, despite its decriminalization by local police and passage of its use for medical purposes by Florida…

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Flying with marijuana: Ex-Philly mayoral candidate cited for pot at airport

Published: Oct 21, 2016, 8:39 am • Updated: Oct 21, 2016, 8:39 am By The Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — A former Philadelphia mayoral candidate was cited at the airport after security officers found a small amount of marijuana in his luggage. Sam Katz tells the Philadelphia Inquirer he was at…

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Portland Airport OKs Carrying Marijuana On In State Flights

Last week Portland International Airport announced that it would allow passengers to carry marijuana on in state flights. The announcement came after recreational marijuana possession officially became legal in Oregon on July 1st. Oregon law permits individuals to transport up to one ounce of marijuana. Per KATU: Port of Portland…

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