Marijuana At Airports: Colorado and Washington Adjust To New Laws

Colorado and Washington airports adjust to new marijuana laws

COLORADO:  It’s been about six months since specialty shops selling recreational marijuana began operating legally in Colorado. In July, the first batch of shops licensed to sell retail weed will open in Washington State. Both states prohibit locally-purchased pot from crossing state lines and marijuana remains illegal under the federal laws that also govern the Read the full article…

Denver International Airport Formalizes Policy Banning Marijuana And Sets Fines for possession

Under the new policy, the fine for a first offense is up to $150.

A worker or visitor who is ticketed for a second offense will face a fine of up to $500. A third offense and any offense after that will incur a fine up to $999.

COLORADO:  Denver International Airport held a public hearing Wednesday to formalize its policy banning marijuana and set fines for possession. Warning signs were installed at airport entrances earlier this month, notifying passengers that marijuana was banned across the entire airport property, despite the new state law legalizing recreational use and possession by adults age 21 Read the full article…

TSA Weighs Allowing Passengers To Fly With Marijuana

“TSA security officers do not search for marijuana or other drugs. In the event a substance that appears to be marijuana is observed during security screening, TSA will refer the matter to a law enforcement officer,” the TSA states.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Keep calm and carry it on? With state laws rapidly being re-written as to the legality of marijuana use, the Transportation Safety Administration is struggling to present a clear message on whether it permits airline passengers to fly with pot.

TSA Weighs Allowing Passengers To Fly With Marijuana

“TSA security officers do not search for marijuana or other drugs. In the event a substance that appears to be marijuana is observed during security screening, TSA will refer the matter to a law enforcement officer,” the TSA states.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Keep calm and carry it on? With state laws rapidly being re-written as to the legality of marijuana use, the Transportation Safety Administration is struggling to present a clear message on whether it permits airline passengers to fly with pot.