However wait: That does not imply you possibly can toke up on the airport.
Pot is authorized in a number of US states, however not on the federal stage, so you continue to want to check up earlier than packing your luggage in your method out of LA.
LAX is honoring the identical laws within the airport, permitting vacationers over the age of 21 to enter the airport and cross via safety with the permitted quantities of marijuana.
That stated, whether or not you may get busted for touring all through the US with pot depends upon the place you are going. In the event you’re touring between two states the place the substance is authorized, akin to California and Vermont, you ought to be all proper upon touchdown.
But when your flight goes from LAX to a spot the place marijuana is not authorized, it depends upon the legal guidelines within the state or nation the place you arrive. You’re nonetheless topic to native legal guidelines wherever you is likely to be going, even in the event you carry a sound weed prescription for the place the place you reside.
Planes themselves are additionally topic to federal regulation, which suggests you might nonetheless face fines or detention for carrying pot, even when Los Angeles police decline to prosecute — at minimal, you do not wish to miss your flight by getting held up.
Pot or no pot, there are some benefits to flying via LAX: You may spot a Kardashian or a Actual Housewife in baggage declare.