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Employees and owners in Canada’s soon-to-be-legal marijuana industry are being targeted for lifetime bans by United States Customs and Border Patrol. A US State Department press officer told the Vancouver Star that “admission requirements into the United States will not change due to Canada’s legalization of cannabis.” The United States has long enforced the federal ban on marijuana at the Canadian border by banning those who’ve had criminal records for, or admitted to, using marijuana. Now, mere association with cannabis industry can earn a lifetime ban from entering the United States, even when crossing into Washington, Vermont, or Maine, where cannabis is also legal. Customs is also authorized to search travelers’ electronic devices and use any cannabis-related media found to ban travelers. Experts warn that lying to the authorities will also earn a lifetime ban, so travelers should just refuse to answer marijuana questions and face only a denial of crossing for that day.