(1090 The Fan) — This year’s U.S. Open Championship is being held in Washington state, which means golfers and spectators can legally bring weed onto the course.
If fans are hoping to quench their thirst with some bottled water, though, they’re out of luck.
People entering Chambers Bay will be required to toss any water bottles they have with them. Food (except for medical or infant needs) is also prohibited.
Any bag of marijuana will be passed through a scanner, but volunteers have reportedly been told to allow people with recreational marijuana through the doors.
Washington is one of four states (including Alaska, Colorado and Oregon; plus Washington D.C.) where recreational weed has been legalized. The legal amount of marijuana someone can possess in Washington state is one ounce or less.
Fans planning on bringing marijuana to Chambers Bay should note that smoking the substance in public is still a finable offense. So while you can you bring your weed onto the grounds, it should stay in your pocket.
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