Marijuana seizures at the U.S. border jumped in the year after Canada legalized recreational cannabis.

Figures provided by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) show American officers seized 2,214 kg of marijuana from travellers entering the U.S. between Nov. 1, 2018 and Oct. 31, 2019, up from just 1,259 kg over the same period a year earlier.

That's an increase in volume of about 75 per cent.

Click here to read the complete article

Kathleen Harris ~ CBC News ~

Recent News Articles

Thursday March 12

New bill would change Utah’s medical marijuana program again

in Politics

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

SALT LAKE CITY — A new bill again tweaking Utah’s medical marijuana program received a…

2774 hits

Thursday March 12

Baseball is spearheading common-sense cannabis policy in US sports

in Cannabis News

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

For a professional athlete, a typical bad day at the office might include a broken…

3292 hits

Monday March 16

COVID-19 restrictions sparking a run on cannabis stores

in Cannabis News

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

As governors and mayors across North America order the shutdown of bars, restaurants, and gathering…

1795 hits

Monday March 16

Amid coronavirus, Canadian cannabis stores see ‘unprecedented’ sales surge

in Cannabis News

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

Cannabis stores in Ontario and Alberta reported “unprecedented demand” as the country hunkers down to…

1768 hits

Tuesday March 17

NFL Eliminates Suspensions For Positive Cannabis Tests

in Sports

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

The National Football League is about to make a dramatic change to its drug testing…

963 hits