Ever try pot? Answer yes to a border agent, and foreigners could face permanent consequences even if they haven’t used marijuana in years.
More and more Canadians are learning the hard way that admitting to U.S. border agents that you smoked pot can bar you from entering the country forever.
Questioned at border
Immigration lawyer Len Saunders, whose offices are near the border in Blaine, Wash., says he’s been getting a lot of calls from mostly young Canadians who’ve been denied entry into the U.S. after being questioned about their past drug use.