U.S. border protection has barred a young Canadian woman from crossing the border after cannabidiol (CBD) oil was found in her backpack — a non-psychoactive product of the cannabis plant she uses to treat the painful side effects of scoliosis. Thousands of Canadians have been denied entry to the U.S. simply for admitting they’ve smoked a joint once in […]

A Canadian investor travelling to Las Vegas, Nevada, to attend a prominent cannabis conference and tour a new cannabis facility has been issued a lifetime entry ban to the United States, according to an immigration lawyer he consulted. “He was travelling straight from Vancouver to Vegas. When they found out he was going down to […]

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency (CBP) has announced that Canadians who work in the legal cannabis industry will generally be allowed to enter the United States. Previously, Canadians faced a lifetime ban to the U.S. if they admitted to working — whether as an entrepreneur, investor, or employee — in the cannabis space. […]

It’s January 2019 and cannabis is fully legal in Canada. You’ve obtained every permit required to develop, market, and sell your invention. Everything is above board. So why would you worry you ever might have a problem at Canada’s border with the United States? Because U.S. authorities could consider that nutritious blend of dirt that […]