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The Federal Cannabis Act is effective as of October 17, 2018. It is the responsibility of the individual to know the cannabis laws wherever they travel. The following Questions & Answers provide some basic information.

Can travellers smoke or vape cannabis at YXX?

YXX provides a smoke-free environment inside our terminal buildings—at all times and for all substances. Those who wish to smoke or vape cannabis may do so at designated smoking areas only—outside the terminal buildings, in clearly marked areas.

Can travellers fly with cannabis out of YXX?


DOMESTIC: If travelling with cannabis in Canada, be aware that laws may vary by province and territory. It is the traveller's responsibility to know the cannabis laws wherever they travel.

U.S. & INTERNATIONAL: No. Crossing international borders with cannabis is illegal. More information is available on the Government of Canada site.

Can travellers buy cannabis at YXX?

No. YXX does not sell cannabis or cannabis products.

Where can travellers find more information on travelling with cannabis?

More information on cannabis rules for travel is available on the CATSA/ACSTA site

Canadian Air Transportation Security Authority (CATSA)

CATSA is the Crown Corporation responsible for securing specific elements of the air transportation system – from passenger and baggage screening to screening airport workers.  For information related to any of the below, please click the above link. 

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