Travellers flying within Canada will be allowed to pack 30 grams of cannabis once legalization begins Oct. 17, transportation minister Marc Garneau announced Tuesday.

According to Jett Hansell, the regional manager at Weeds, a chain of cannabis dispensaries, that's not a small stash. "I expected it to be a lot more strict, so 30 grams is awesome," said Hansell on Wednesday.

She said a lot of people roll joints using roughly half a gram of cannabis, so it would take about 60 joints to hit the limit.

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