• Mitch Pfeifer

What To Know About Cannabis In Seattle After Landing At SeaTac Airport

Seattle, also known as the “Emerald City”, is a popular destination for canna-curious travelers. If you just landed in SeaTac and are wondering what you need to know about cannabis in Seattle, you’ve come to the right place. Whether you’re looking for an energy boost, sleep support, or pain relief from a bumpy flight, we’ve got you covered. Our expertly trained budtenders are passionate about people and cannabis and are available in-store to help you find the perfect products to fit your desired experience and budget.


The Reef offers travelers prime dispensary locations across the state, including Georgetown (near SeaTac Airport) and Capitol Hill (downtown Seattle/near convention center). We strive to provide outstanding experiences for our customers and pride ourselves on being knowledgeable about all things related to Washington weed. We offer customers great prices on a huge selection of cannabis flower, pre-rolls, concentrates/dabs, edibles, beverages, vape pens, and CBD-dominant wellness products that can help take your adventures to the next level.




What To Know About Cannabis In Seattle

Cannabis may be legal in Seattle, but that doesn’t mean you can light up anywhere - or with anyone. In the state of Washington, anyone of the age of 21, with a valid horizontal ID, and those over 18 with a medical marijuana card, can purchase pot legally. Valid forms of ID include a driver's license from any state, a passport, a Military ID, or a Tribal ID. If you’re planning to visit Seattle from out of town, you’ll need to plan ahead to ensure that you’re able to legally enjoy your ganja on the go.

Flying In/Out Of SeaTac

It is important to note that while cannabis has been decriminalized throughout the PNW, it is still illegal to consume cannabis in public places. Smoking in public could result in a hefty fine. Additionally, it is illegal to carry cannabis products over state lines. So, if you stock up in Seattle, make sure you consume it all before you leave.


Driving With Cannabis

Once you stock up on goodies for your trip, it's important to ensure you are able to travel with them safely. Similarly, to alcohol, it is illegal to drive with open containers of cannabis in your car, or to consume cannabis while driving. When traveling around the state, it is safest to store unopened containers in the trunk of your car or in a space that is out of reach of the driver and passengers.

Smoking In Seattle

Washington’s cannabis law dictates that cannabis should only be consumed in a private residence, specifically “inside the home or in a fenced yard — completely out of the view of the general public”. This applies to both medicinal and recreational cannabis users.


The key to navigate this when visiting from out of town is to plan ahead. It’s important to note that there are some hotels and vacation rentals that offer cannabis-friendly accommodations. When planning your trip, make sure to search for 420-friendly properties.


The good news is, if you’re caught consuming cannabis in Seattle, you’ll likely avoid jail time. Seattle law treats public cannabis consumption the same as it does drinking alcohol in public. In most cases, you’ll simply receive a $27 fine. To learn more, visit the Washington Liquor and Cannabis Board website here.




Find Seattle’s Finest Flower At The Reef


Stop by and say high today! We look forward to meeting you and helping to make your trip memorable. Share your travel tales with our team of knowledgeable budtenders while you stock up on high-quality cannabis for every budget. Our shop has ample parking and an expansive selection of cannabis from the top growers and processors in the area. We offer visitors a curated selection of Washington State’s finest flower, edibles, concentrates, vape carts, and CBD focused wellness items. Order ahead to skip the line, or pop in-store for personalized recommendations.



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