Why Do Medical Cannabis And Gun Ownership Rights Conflict So Often?
October 18, 2022
Roughly 33% of US adults report owning a gun, according to a 2021 Georgetown University firearms survey. By the end of 2022, New Frontier Data expects 4.7 million Americans to be registered medical cannabis cardholders.
How those two figures impact one another remains uncertain. But with federal laws preventing individuals from legally owning firearms while consuming Schedule I drugs, individuals using both could run into legal trouble.
Like much of U.S. cannabis law, state and federal rules don’t always align.
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