Gun ban for medical pot users dropped from Illinois proposal

April 18, 2014 10:36 PM

15 0

Gun ban for medical pot users dropped from Illinois proposal

WASHINGTON – Medical marijuana users in Illinois who own handguns will be able to keep their firearms, according to a new change in state policy proposed Friday. But it still doesn’t mean that smoking and shooting will be legal under federal law.

The revised rule would reverse a controversial proposal made by the Illinois Department of Public Health that would have required gun owners to hand over their weapons if they smoke marijuana for medicinal purposes.

Read more

To category page

Loading...