Category Archives: Tourism

Weed in Your Suitcase? Canada Considering a Fine, Not Felony

OTTAWA — Travellers caught sneaking small amounts of cannabis into Canada could soon be forced to pay fines. Although stiff criminal penalties will remain options on the books, the federal border agency is developing administrative sanctions to give it more flexibility to deal with people who arrive at the border with cannabis in the era […]

Ontario moves to allow hotel marijuana consumption in boost to tourism industry

(This story has been updated to include bed and breakfasts.) Ontario’s plan to liberalize cannabis consumption rules is a major boon for the tourism sector, according to industry executives and analysts, because it gives hotel owners the ability to allow recreational consumption in guest rooms. Ontario’s Cannabis Statute Law Amendment Act – introduced in the Legislature […]