The intention behind the question is simple: people want to know the risks of travelling across the Canada-U.S. border with edibles.
The anecdotal evidence, personal border crossing stories and pseudo legal advice offered tend to be largely inconclusive and speculative, with responses falling mainly into two categories: probably and probably not. Some think drug-sniffing dogs would have little trouble detecting cannabis within edibles; others contend cannabis undergoes chemical changes when baked into edibles, making it tougher for the dogs to detect.
Do edibles have a distinctive smell?
But the Canada Border Services Agency’s (CBSA) Dog Detector Service (DDS) teams, which are strategically located at various ports of entry across Canada, means there still remains a risk of being sniffed out by a dog