Scott Bettridge, chair of Cozen O'Connor's Immigration practice, wrote an article in Law360 about the impact on Canadians that are involved in a cannabis business entering the United States. The Cannabis Act became effective in Canada on Oct. 17, 2018, which created a strict legal framework for controlling the production, distribution, sale, and possession of cannabis across Canada. This legalization can have a significant impact on Canadian citizens seeking admission into the United States, specifically, those professionals who are employed in the cannabis or cannabis-related industries in Canada. Here we would like to explore some issues these professionals may be faced with when entering the United States.
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