Medical Marijuana in Carry-Ons is Now Allowed

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Marijuana in Carry-Ons

LAX (Los Angeles, California) Airport announced they will start allowed allowing small amounts of medical marijuana in carry-ons.

In an article published yesterday by CNN Travel it was stated that:

“The Los Angeles Airport Police Department will allow passengers to travel through LAX with up to 28.5 grams of marijuana and 8 grams of concentrated marijuana,” reads a statement on LAX’s official website, which was posted in September 2018.

Marijuana is not yet legal on the Federal level, so while state laws vary from state to state, that does not guarantee medical marijuana users are completely protected.

While several states have legalized medical marijuana, including California if you are traveling with it in your carry-on, you need to be sure it also legal at your destination.

Recreational marijuana is legal in nine states and medical marijuana is legal in 30 states.

Click here to see a map of which states have legalized marijuana.

Read the full article for all the details.

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