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Mail Your Pot Instead Of Rolling Dirty

When Traveling, Mail Your Pot Or Purchase It Upon Arrival

By Barry Cooper Updated 2017

Driving with weed in illegal states is risky. That is why I never drive with more weed than I can eat. I can tell you because I conducted stops first hand. There is a ridiculous number of traffic/drug cops roaming the U.S. highways.


Can you mail your weed?

It's much safer to mail your pot. It is easier and safer than you think. Better yet make a score upon arrival. The chances to be busted by a highway interdiction officer are high. Especially compared with being busted for mailing pot. Or even purchasing small amounts of marijuana for personal use.

Is better to bring it or buy it?

Like I said above purchasing marijuana after you arrive is safer. The police don't really care about purchasing small amounts. Citizens often get busted selling large quantities of marijuana.

Often during "reversal" stings where police pose as drug dealers to lure in large sums of cash. This does not hold true to purchasers of small amounts of marijuana. Buying small amounts of pot requires very little money. Law enforcement is not interested in reverse stinging for small sums of cash. It is just not worth their time.

the police often pull people over for little to no reasonDo they sting small people?

Yes, the cops do occasionally sting people buying small amounts. Posing as a dealer, police sell a small amount of contraband to unsuspecting citizens. They later make a traffic stop on the purchaser and seize the small amount and make an arrest. These strings are called, “road-kills.” To avoid a road-kill, never purchase more than you and the occupants can eat.


If visiting a friend, it's safer to mail small amounts of marijuana to your destination before leaving. Or take a look at our article on how to fly with weed. If you are driving use the United States Postal service and not UPS or FedX. The latter two are private companies and are allowed to open any packages without a warrant.  U.S.P.S. packages can only be opened with a federal search warrant or by the postmaster general. Small amounts of pot are not alarming to U.S. postal investigators. The grueling process of obtaining a federal search warrant is not worth their effort. Please take a look at this on how to send weed in the mail

About Barry Cooper

"You may have seen him on the pages of Maxim, or during one of his many appearances on CNN, Fox News and Spike TV. He’s the cop who turned against the drug war. In American pop culture right now, there’s nobody quite like him. As one of the former top drug cops working the Texas highways, he was ferocious, bringing down hundreds of people for possessing even tiny amounts of an illegal substance. In his new life as a humanitarian crusader and activist filmmaker, he’s just as ferocious. Cooper is on a mission to free America’s pot prisoners. In the terminology of war, Barry is an insurgent, lobbing bombs into the fourth estate as his form of penance for all the people he put behind bars on drug offenses.”—True/Slant Barry recently starred with Woody Harrelson, 50 Cent, Eminem and Susan Sarandon in the anti drug war documentary, “How To Make Money Selling Drugs.” His internet fame via his website has received global attention by being reported in Rolling Stones, High Times, a feature in Maxim Magazine and a front cover feature in Cannabis Culture and the Texas Observer. His story was picked as a feature on NPR’s, This American Life. He has been a guest on scores of cable news channels discussing the Drug War. He has also appeared as a drug and legal expert in five episodes of SPIKE TV’s reality show, MANSWERS.


  1. PondRacer on February 17, 2014 at 3:33 pm

    Gotta make a note to include trains (the same teams that work highway interdiction will often work train interdiction). Travel with edibles, and mail your dank home (or to your destination, if not home).

  2. Rusty Shackleford on December 30, 2013 at 3:07 pm

    When I was a cannabis-smoker, I would always go to the skatepark and ask around when I was in a new city. I never went back to my hotel empty-handed… Although if you don’t skateboard and you show up just looking for weed, the people there might be a little suspicious of you lol

    • admin on December 30, 2013 at 6:15 pm

      That’s a really good tip. Thanks Rusty!

  3. bruinlifer on May 7, 2013 at 2:51 am

    only visit cities in Colorado and Oregon… =)

  4. art on January 30, 2013 at 9:37 pm

    I agree with you 100% with this but the problem is finding a connection in the city that you are visiting. If it is a city that you have never been to, how can you make a pot purchase when u don’t know anybody within 100 miles? Any suggestions?

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