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.
- For more information, see the Canada Border Services Agency website.
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.
- For more information, see the Province of New Brunswick’s website.
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.
- For more information, see the Transport Canada website.
How do I buy/where can I use cannabis in New Brunswick?
- Each province in Canada has its own regulations around the sale and use of cannabis. For the regulations in New Brunswick, consult the Province of New Brunswick’s website.