The US Open wrapped up in the smell of marijuana… “I thought it was Snoop Dogg’s living room”
It flows from Court 17 near the park…
New York State to Legalize Cannabis in 2021
The organizers of the US Open, the four major tennis tournaments, are struggling with the ‘smell of marijuana’.
The US Open, the last of the major tournaments held every year, is a stage where the best tennis players compete. 온라인카지노
However, the Associated Press reported on the 30th (Korean time) that players continued to complain
that they smelled marijuana during this year’s games.
located at the southwest end of the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, where the tournament is held, is the epicenter.
World No. 8 Maria Sakari (Greece), who was eliminated in the first round of the women’s singles on the first day,
drew attention by protesting to her referee, saying that she smelled of cannabis during her match.
At first, it was only accepted as an ‘excuse’ for Sakari, who suffered the agony of being eliminated in the first round three times in a row in major tournaments.
However, other players who played on this court also pointed out that it smelled of marijuana.
Alexander Zwerev (Germany), who won the men’s singles first round on the second day of the tournament, said, “The whole court, everywhere, smells of cannabis.
Court 17 definitely seems to be Snoop Dogg’s (American hip-hop musician) living room.”
United States Tennis Association
The United States Tennis Association (USTA), which hosts the tournament, launched a fact-finding investigation.
I carefully watched the video of the 17th court game.
However, they said they found no evidence that anyone in the stands smoked marijuana.
The USTA tentatively concluded that cannabis smoke appeared to be wafting from the park outside the stadium.
Court 17 is adjacent to Corona Park, with little buffer in between.
The USTA explains that the smell of food, cigarette smoke, sometimes even marijuana smoke flow into the stadium from the park.
Wimbledon Women’s Singles
This year’s Wimbledon women’s singles champion Marketa Bondrousova also presented the same ‘analysis’ after winning
against Narae Han (Bucheon City Hall) on the same day.
“I smelled a lot today too, but I think it’s only court 17,” said Bondrousova. said.
New York State legalized the sale of recreational cannabis in March 2021.
According to the Associated Press, in New York,
adults over the age of 21 can possess up to 3 ounces of cannabis and 24 grams of cannabis concentrate for personal use,
can also smoke hemp wherever smoking is permitted.
“The smell of cannabis is part of New York now.
You have to get used to it,” joked Ricardo Rojas,
security guard at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.