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Have a medical marijuana card in IL? Buy a gun through a through a FFL and this can happen

Medical Mary Jane sounds great, unless you’re an Illinois resident with a valid FOID card (which is checked when you attempt to buy a gun through a FFL in Illinois). The federal NICS checks may classify you as a “prohibited possessor” and the Illinois State Police (responsible for the FOID check) may send you a letter like this:

We hope that this gets straightened out for the individual involved, as it’s a BS reason to have your rights taken away.


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