As the wave of cannabis legalization sweeps across the country, the travel industry finds itself grappling with a thorny issue: marijuana consumption on cruise ships.

Passengers embarking on voyages may be accustomed to recreational marijuana being legal in their home states, only to find that it is prohibited on the cruise ship and at their cruise destinations.

What was legally obtained in one jurisdiction suddenly becomes illegal in another, leaving travelers at risk of arrest and severe legal consequences.

No Hiding From The Canine Sniffers Onboard

Carnival Cruise Lines, Carnival Corp (NYSE: CCL), …

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