'Sorry, Bro,' Coachella Formally Banned Marijuana

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Competition in Indio, Calif., has banned marijuana from its grounds, even though leisure use is now authorized within the state.

“Sorry bro,” the Q&A piece of the live performance’s web site reads, “Marijuana or marijuana merchandise aren’t allowed contained in the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Competition. Even in 2018 and past. If that adjustments we are going to replace this reply.”

The brand new regulation in Calif. — which went into impact on Jan. 1 of this yr — permits folks to smoke on non-public property and have about an oz of pot on them, so long as they’re 21-years-old. And Coachella’s venue is on non-public property — the pageant is held on the Empire Polo Membership in Indio. However that hasn’t swayed the choice of its promoter, Goldenvoice.

“The promoter has a standing proper to the property, they usually can decide what can and can’t be introduced onto the premises,” Indio police Sgt. Dan Marshall instructed the Los Angeles Day by day Information.

If concertgoers someway neglect the brand new rule, Coachella will present “amnesty bins” for folks to retailer their medication with out penalties.