East Providence, RI asked in Criminal Law for Rhode Island

Q: Is it still illegal to legally own a firearm, while being a medical marijuana patient in Rhode Island?

I've seen seen so many contradicting things so I am unsure.

And also Ted Cruz, and Rand Paul made movements to allow Medical Marijuana patients to use their second ammendment rights, but I am unsure how that all played after researching.

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S Joshua Macktaz
S Joshua Macktaz
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Cranston, RI
  • Licensed in Rhode Island

A: You can absolutely own a firearm while being involved in the Medical Marijuana Program. However, you cannot get a concealed weapons permit if you are involved in the Program. But you can own as many firearms as you desire...just keep them at home!

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