Packing pot is not only common at Sea-Tac International Airport -- but no one is ever stopped when they do it; despite it is illegal to carry marijuana on a plane.
The federal government strictly forbids marijuana on carry-on bags or checked luggage, and the penalty for doing so could result with a felony charge.
The TSA said security officers do not search for marijuana or other drugs.
In the event marijuana is observed during security screening, TSA will refer the matter to a law enforcement officer.
KIRO 7 News spoke to Port of Seattle police who said they've never confiscated pot or made a single marijuana arrest since it was legalized two-and-a-half years ago.
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