Senator’s bill would allow medical marijuana patients to have concealed carry permitsPosted by On

OKLAHOMA CITY – A new bill filed in the Oklahoma Senate would allow those who hold medical marijuana licenses to also have permits for concealed carry.

“Federal law still has marijuana as a Schedule 1 drug, so you are considered a drug offender if you do use marijuana even for a medical purpose,” said bill author Sen. Nathan Dahm, R-Broken Arrow. “There’s a little bit of conflict between federal law and state law. This would clarify that, on the state level, OSBI would not be able to use that as a reason to deny somebody from carrying a firearm if they get their concealed weapons permit.”

Dahm said the idea for the bill was brought to his attention by a constituent.

“He’s an honorably discharged veteran, served in the Vietnam era……

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