firearms

  1. Ron Strider

    PA: Patients Must Choose - Medical Marijuana Or Gun Ownership

    The town drunk can buy firearms. So can someone who has been involuntarily placed in a mental hospital for a short stay. But anyone who wants to treat their Crohn's disease with medical marijuana is forbidden from owning a gun. Pennsylvania is preparing to roll out a statewide program in...
  2. Ron Strider

    OH: Will Medical Marijuana Users Be Allowed Firearms? Federal Law Still Says No

    We've noticed some debate in Hawaii and elsewhere over whether medical marijuana users may be allowed to own firearms. In short, the answer is unclear – and Ohio, with its budding medical marijuana law, is no different. On the federal level, marijuana remains an illegal Schedule-I narcotic...
  3. Ron Strider

    No Guns: Ohio's Medical Marijuana Users Won't Be Able To Have Firearms

    People who register with the state of Ohio to legally use medical marijuana will be prohibited from possessing firearms under federal law, according to guidance released by the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. In an open letter to federally licensed firearms dealers, the ATF...
  4. Ron Strider

    HI: Medical Marijuana Users 'Have 30 Days' To Turn In Their Guns, Police Say

    The Honolulu Police Department is ordering legal cannabis patients to "voluntarily surrender" any guns they own because pot is still considered an illegal drug under federal law. The initiative continues three months after Hawaii's first medical marijuana dispensary opened for business...
  5. Ron Strider

    Hawaii, Which Registers Guns And Medical Marijuana Users, Starts Disarming Patients

    Hawaii is one of 29 states that allow medical use of marijuana, but it is the only state that requires registration of all firearms. If you are familiar with the criteria that bar people from owning guns under federal law, you can probably surmise what the conjunction of these two facts means...
  6. Ron Strider

    PA: Can Medical Marijuana Users Have Firearms? Police Say No

    As Pennsylvania prepares to issue medical marijuana cards by year's end, patients will find firearms out of their reach, state and federal law enforcement authorities say. At issue is the federal classification of marijuana as a Schedule 1 drug -- one with "no currently accepted medical use...
  7. Greensmurf420

    Medical Marijuana Card holders and firearms

    Did you know that of you are a legal medical marijuana card holder you can not possess a firearm or ammunition? What would happen if someone found out we have a medical marijuana card and try to rob/hurt us? Shouldn't we have the right to protect ourselves and our much needed medication...
  8. K

    Ex-Lawman - Shouldn't Have To Give Up Gun For Medical Marijuana

    Albuquerque, New Mexico - Former Bernalillo County Sheriff Darren White says he is no longer a certified law enforcement officer, doesn't have a concealed handgun carry license but does own a firearm. White has also publicly disclosed that he is a medical cannabis user and an investor in a new...