Flying with Cannabis

With the recent legalization of recreational cannabis in Canada, many travellers have questions about cannabis and air travel.

Can I take cannabis on my flight?

Yes, subject to certain restrictions.

  • For information on or questions about what amount/form of cannabis is and is not allowed in carry-on or checked baggage, see the CATSA website.

Can I take cannabis to other countries?

No. Crossing international borders with cannabis is still illegal.

Can I use cannabis at the airport?

No. Per the Government of New Brunswick, consuming cannabis in public is not permitted. This includes airport grounds.

What if I’ve used cannabis before my flight?

The current regulations around traveling while impaired have not changed. Airline representatives maintain the authority to refuse service to any passenger they believe to be impaired.

How do I buy/where can I use cannabis in New Brunswick?