Several new doors are being opened in New York State due to the legalization of recreational marijuana. You can now take your stash with you when you travel on an airplane.

The Albany Times Union reports that Transportation Security Administration officials will no longer be looking for marijuana when searching individual passengers or their luggage. The Times Union spoke with a former New York State Police Colonel by the name of Bart Johnson about the discovery of marijuana in the luggage of New York travelers. Johnson told the Times Union, “We don’t seize it. We just look for threats — explosives, knives, guns; we don’t look for illegally possessed narcotics.”The author of the Times Union article also spoke with Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple about deputies who are called on to respond to TSA checkpoint lines during searches. Apple tells the Times Union that they no longer issue tickets or make arrests for possession of…

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