ATF reinforces gun ban for marijuana users
The federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is clarifying its position on marijuana and reaffirming its stance against allowing MMJ patients and recreational users from owning own firearms.
The ban could mean millions of dollars in lost sales for medical marijuana dispensaries in particular if patients decline to renew their MMJ cards so they purchase a gun. The warning could put a chill on some rec sales, too.
Form 4473, the federal Firearms Transaction Record, includes an updated reminder that gun buyer applicants should be aware marijuana remains illegal at the federal