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Shipping to Canada from US [Nov. 13th, 2012|12:37 pm]
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I'm sending a small box from the US to a friend in Canada. The content is primarily souvenir-based items EXCEPT for a 3.5 oz bag of packaged candy. Is it okay for me to send a small bag of packaged candy through the mail to Canada or should I just not send it?

I don't want the recipient to be charged with any kind of tax because of it.
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[User Picture]From: noodledays
2012-11-13 10:39 pm (UTC)

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it should be fine.
[User Picture]From: yourexsilly
2012-11-13 10:47 pm (UTC)

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thanks!
[User Picture]From: bdellovibrio
2012-11-14 12:03 am (UTC)

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should be fine, but just make sure your Canadian friend doesn't try to mail you any Kinder Surprise, or he/she might get in trouble! :P
[User Picture]From: bad_lcuk
2012-11-14 02:08 am (UTC)

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considering my dad has sent me mickeys of tequila, lbs of hot candy hearts, and all sorts of stupid shit, im sure its fine.
[User Picture]From: tralfamadore
2012-11-14 02:34 am (UTC)

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I do it all the time. It should be fine.
[User Picture]From: erroroperator
2012-11-14 02:53 am (UTC)

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It will be fine. The only things that really can't go across the border are meats and vegetables, because those can be contaminated/bring diseases into the country.

And of course, anything that's illegal in the country you're sending it to.

Edited at 2012-11-14 02:54 am (UTC)