Know the facts about laws on cannabis

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

A reminder that even though cannabis was legalized for adults in Canada, this is not the case in almost all other countries. Learn what you should consider during your studies at Waterloo and when studying, travelling, or working abroad.

What you need to know:

  • Travelling across Canada's borders with cannabis in your possession is illegal. Be aware of the laws.
  • Working or investing in the cannabis industry may restrict the ability to enter some countries, including your home country if it is not Canada.

What to do:

  • It is your responsibility to understand the possible risks and to make an informed personal decision when undertaking employment in the cannabis industry or related business travel.