Skip to comments.Forgot about that joint? Vegas airport lets people dump pot
Posted on 02/23/2018 8:45:38 AM PST by bgill
What happens in Vegas really can stay in Vegas. Tourists catching a flight out of Sin City can now dump their leftover legal marijuana in metal containers set up at the airport. The 10 green bins dubbed amnesty boxes prevent federal transportation agents from finding pot on passengers during security screenings. The drug is legal in Nevada but still banned by the U.S. government. The containers were installed last week following a county ban on marijuana possession and advertising at McCarran International Airport, aiming to keep it in compliance with federal law. They are bolted to the ground and designed so marijuana and prescription drugs can only be dropped in, not taken out.
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Like a pot head is going to remember?
For your interest.
Whats toked in Vegas stays in Vegas.
So does that mean if you are flying between these places you dont have to dump your pot?
And I can recall way back when there were pot sniffing dogs in airports. Not anymore - those poor pooches would be flustered these days with so much ganga around.
TSA Agent: “I’m all, ‘That’s, like, a really good policy; all’s I’m sayin’...’”
My question is who gets the cannabis after it’s deposited into these things?
Reads like a crazy out in the open scam to me.
The latest TSA agent hires...
Cheech and Chong
Actually, recreational use of cannabis is still illegal in all 50 states under federal law. So no, I would not recommend trying to carry some through TSA screening in any airport regardless of where you are flying from or to.
Like sanctuary cities, I guess states can now pick and choose which federal laws to obey. Can’t wait to see what Texas will decide to ignore.
So what’s the big deal. This is a law that is way past it’s due date.
You need to bone up on the Constitution. States that legalize pot are asserting their 10th Amendment powers and should be supported, even if you don’t like the policy.
OTOH, sanctuary cities and states are in violation of powers delegated by the Constitution to the United States, ie control of immigration and borders.
Very soon there will be a homeless campground nearby.
Are the containers incinerators? Do they vent to the outside? Is Las Vegas security now a lot more laid back?
Professional janitor Willie Nelson reporting for duty!
It's called Federalism. It's not that they are ignoring the law, it's that the federal law doesn't require them to do anything. The federal government can make its rules, the states can make theirs.
“So does that mean if you are flying between these places you dont have to dump your pot?”
Interstate Commerce is controlled by the Feds. Check with TSA!
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