California may have legalized marijuana, but recreational use won’t be allowed at this weekend’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.
Coachella’s entrance area will feature amnesty drop-boxes and stationed Indio police encouraging concert goers to dispose any items not allowed on festival grounds, reports the Desert Sun.
“We just want to provide a safe environment where people can enjoy the show and we’re there to protect their well-being,” Indio police Sgt. Dan Marshall said in an interview with the Sun.
The boxes can be used for all items not permitted inside the festival, but the majority of ditched items will likely be weed. Festival coordinators reminded ticket buyers of their pot ban following the announcement of the musical lineup earlier this year.
According to the Coachella website’s FAQ section:
“Sorry bro. Marijuana or marijuana products aren’t allowed inside the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Even in 2018 and beyond. If that changes we will update this answer.”
For those taking a chance on bringing their stash in, keep in mind that police won’t take kindly to anyone selling…