Marijuana legalization in Canada: What it means for crossing the border

Canada's marijuana legalization is expected to cause problems at the border due to U.S. federal law. (WHAM Photo)

(WHAM) - On October 17, our neighbors to the north will become one of the only countries in the world to legalize recreational marijuana.

The change is expected to cause problems at the border, where the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency will continue to apply federal law and regulations that treat marijuana as a banned substance.

Join Ginny Ryan as she travels to the U.S. - Canada border to speak with federal agents about how this major change is expected to be handled, and what you need to know when crossing Tuesday on 13WHAM News at 11.







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