No more sneaking outside candy into the movie theater! The Regal Entertainment Group is now doing bag checks of patrons coming to enjoy a movie and a bag of popcorn. Contraband candy and gun checks are now part of Regal Cinemas policy because of the shooting last month at the Louisiana theater.
The Regal Entertainment Group stated that it desires that it's staff and customers to feel safe and comfortable, therefore it instituted the new policy. Many customers are critical about the logistics of how this will actually help and what would happen if a teen ticket taker actually finds a patron toting a gun.
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