The return of the trip. And it smells like marijuana.

But even in states where cannabis has been legal for years, the rules for its use are still evolving. Voters in Alaska ushered in legal recreational marijuana use in 2014. Yet on Alaska cruises that restart this summer, passengers can purchase cannabis at ports of call but cannot bring it back. to the ship as they navigate federal waters. They also can’t smoke it around town, or take it kayaking, fishing or hiking on federal lands, said Ms Rose, who added that she hoped consumer lounges would be allowed in the city. future because right now, “you tell people it’s legal to consume, but there’s nowhere to do it.

Hotels generally have “no smoking” rules for all substances. But based on the odor complaints posted on TripAdvisor’s review site, customers don’t always take them seriously. The MGM Grand in Las Vegas has published several articles on the subject, including one that read, “Hotel hallways reeked of marijuana smoke 24/7. Not really a place for children. Brian Ahern, director of media relations at MGM Resorts International, said in an emailed statement that “marijuana is explicitly prohibited at all MGM Resorts properties, and this policy is clearly communicated to guests and visitors.” . Violations can lead to fines and evictions, he said.

The legal status of the substance doesn’t seem to matter in this case – there are complaints from all parts of the country, including states like Texas and South Carolina where smoking cannabis is illegal. A reviewer from a hotel in Garland, Texas, claimed that when they complained, staff tried to pass off the smell as incense, but “I know what the pot looks like” writes the guest. A reviewer from Columbia, South Carolina, complained about their hotel, “It smells like marijuana everywhere. I just don’t understand management’s not doing anything.

As cannabis continues to gain acceptance, travelers may be more likely to incorporate it into their vacation plans. Jesse Porquis, a 31-year-old enterprise software instructor from Denver, wasn’t specifically looking for housing that allows for marijuana use when he embarked on a recent camping trip. But he decided to give Camp Kush a try in southwest Colorado, after reading his description, which included an artist in residence as well as common areas where guests could smoke weed.

There, he mingled with guests, including a couple in their 50s from South Carolina who are legally consuming for the first time. It was a comfortable and relaxed experience, he said, “that just included some marijuana and interesting dating.”

The attitude was to “hang out and leave the rest of the world behind,” Porquis said. And he would like to start over.

Jennifer Steinhauer contributed reporting.


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