18 Jun Yes, Marijuana Is Legal on the Grounds of This Week’s U.S. Open
Marijuana is legal in both Washington and Colorado, and shops to buy legal weed are all over the Seattle area at this point. With the U.S. Open in Tacoma at Chambers Bay, I wondered if fans could just walk in with their completely legal marijuana.
So at the risk of getting put on some kind of list you don’t want to be on, I asked. Turns out fans are allowed to come through the security gates with marijuana — bags are run through scanners and anyone entering the grounds has to walk through metals detectors after emptying pockets at checkpoints around the perimeter of the course.
The simple answer was yes, people attending the U.S. Open in Tacoma are allowed to possess marijuana on the grounds at Chambers Bay. If they come to the gates with it, volunteers were told to let them go through. This was, unsurprisingly, a specific point volunteers were briefed on before U.S. Open week. [Read more at SBNation]
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