US Customs and Border Protection Sued By Law Firm For Banning Canadian Cannabis Workers

US Customs and Border Protection Sued By Law Firm For Banning Canadian Cannabis Workers                          Last year, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) made headlines after announcing that they would be issuing lifetime bans to Canadian cannabis workers who wanted to enter the United States. Canada legalized cannabis at the…

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Cannabis Legalization More Effective For Border Security Than A Wall Says Cato Institute

Cannabis Legalization More Effective For Border Security Than A Wall Says Cato Institute A Border Patrol analysis of marijuana seizures reveals that the creation of physical border fencing is significantly less effective at decreasing smuggling compared to actual cannabis legalization, reports Tom Angell. The analysis, conducted by the Cato Institute,…

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Trouble At The (Canadian) Border: Additional Scrutiny And Cannabis Seizures Up

Trouble At The (Canadian) Border: Additional Scrutiny And Cannabis Seizures Up Long before Canada legalized recreational cannabis on October 17, warnings were already made regarding either Americans or Canadians crossing the border. It was clear that taking cannabis across the border was a definite no-no. Yet, US border authorities have…

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When marijuana is legal in Canada, Americans are expected to flock. But the border, and US law, stands in the way.

By Lornet Turnbull and Katie Zezima, The Washington Post BLAINE, Wash. – Recreational marijuana has been legal here in Washington state since 2014. Adults just a few miles away in Canada also will be able to legally buy and smoke marijuana for pleasure starting in October. But between them stands…

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Per-capita recreational marijuana sales sky high in Colorado’s southern border communities

Published: Feb 9, 2018, 6:41 pm • Updated: Feb 9, 2018, 6:47 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Colorado’s southern border communities led the the state in 2017 per-capita cannabis sales — by a country mile. While the bulk of Colorado’s $ 1.09 billion in 2017 recreational marijuana sales…

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Mexican forces seize 5 tons of marijuana from basement near Texas border

Published: Nov 30, 2017, 3:40 pm • Updated: Nov 30, 2017, 4:06 pm By The Associated Press MEXICO CITY — State police and marines have seized more than 5 tons of marijuana near the Texas border in the northern Mexican state of Tamaulipas. The state security coordination group says that…

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Kidnapped man about to be traded for 30 lbs of marijuana escapes car trunk at Mexican border

Published: Nov 27, 2017, 10:46 am • Updated: Nov 27, 2017, 10:46 am By Kyle Swenson, The Washington Post As the white sedan rolled through the border, officially passing from the United States into Mexico at the Naco Port of Entry in Arizona, the car’s trunk thumped open and a…

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