For Canadian marijuana investors, coming to US is a ‘crapshoot’ that can end in lifetime ban

Visiting the U.S. is a “crapshoot” that could lead to a lifetime ban for foreign nationals who are invested or work in the Canadian marijuana industry, which could hurt the booming sector, immigration lawyers said Friday.

Todd Owen — a senior officer with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, or CBP, overseeing border operations — told Politico in an interview published Thursday that border agents would still seek to permanently ban any foreign visitor who admits to working or investing in the cannabis industry, or admits to have taken the drug, even after recreational marijuana use becomes legal in Canada on Oct.

...read more at https://www.marketwatch.com/story/for-canadian-marijuana-investors-coming-to-us-is-a-crapshoot-that-can-end-in-lifetime-ban-2018-09-14

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