U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP or Customs) is the federal agency in charge of determining the admissibility of items sold in smoke shops across the country. Presently, we have been asked by importers across the United States for information regarding how to determine whether ones product will meet scrutiny by CBP. Moreover, whether Customs would permit entry of these products into the United States. For such products like water pipes, grinders, blunt wraps/wrappers, and vaporizers CBP will consider whether the specific product you are attempting to import constitutes "drug paraphernalia."[...]
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