Politics Who’s Got the Herb?
posted by July 19 at 17:01 PMon
Sunday’s Lee “Scratch” Perry show at Neumo’s raised a very important issue for Seattle show-goers and pot smokers.
What is the weed policy inside a club? Why is it apparently stricter inside a venue than outside, where, thanks to Prop I-75, city police have been instructed to turn a blind eye?
“If it’s cigarettes, we’re gonna get a fine,” says Steven Severin, owner/booker at Neumo’s. “If it’s an illegal substance, it gets reported to Liquor Control Board and everything else Mayor Nickels has to try ot shut down nightlife, and that’s gonna go against us.”
Bottom line: “Don’t bring your shit inside,” Severin warns. “Don’t make it difficult for us.”
Read the full report over on Line Out.