The battle between gun ownership and medical cannabis In conservative states

The battle between gun ownership and medical cannabis In conservative states

Gun Rights

Gun owners enrolled in medical marijuana programs must forfeit their right to bear arms Uncle Sam is of the opinion that as long as a person chooses to disregard the government’s anti-pot policies, they should no longer have the same freedoms as everyone else when it comes to the liberties contained in the Second Amendment. Marijuana is now legal for medicinal use in more than 30 jurisdictions across the United States. Unfortunately, for the gun owners who participate in these legal programs, this means forfeiting the right to bear arms. It’s one of many downsides stemming from conflicting state and federal cannabis laws. Uncle Sam is of the opinion that as long as a person chooses to disregard the government’s anti-pot policies, they should no longer have the same freedoms as everyone else when it comes to the liberties contained in the Second Amendment. But there is some hope that the plight will eventually be hashed in the courts, according to a recent report from Cannabis Wire. A guidance letter from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) indicates that any person who “admits” to using cannabis must surrender the right to purchase firearms. A person really only has two options in this matter: They can just forget about owning a gun or simply lie on the federal form that asks, “Are you an unlawful user of, or addicted to, marijuana or any depressant, stimulant, narcotic drug or any other controlled substance?” But many are concerned that […]

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