Legal Discussion

OSBI to Enforce Laws Prohibiting Weapons for Marijuana Users

OSBI to Enforce Laws Prohibiting Weapons for Marijuana Users

The application window is open for a medical marijuana card or a business license. I’ve posted in the past about the potential repercussions for a card or license holder who also owns a gun or has a self-defense (concealed carry) permit. 788 has specific language that says a person who has a concealed carry permit cannot lose their license or be negatively affected merely because they also h ...[Read More]

Supreme Court to Hear Civil Forfeiture Case

Supreme Court to Hear Civil Forfeiture Case

Civil forfeiture is when a law enforcement agency seizes money or property they believe to be linked to illicit activity. Even when there isn’t a link, the property is seized and the owner is forced into litigation that could take months or even years to get the property back.  Often, cash, phones, jewelry, vehicles, and other valuables are taken and never returned and sometimes never even c ...[Read More]

Medical Marijuana Users Can’t Legally Own Firearms According to Appeals Court Decision

Medical Marijuana Users Can’t Legally Own Firearms According to Appeals Court Decision

State Question 788 passed and medical marijuana will be here soon! But, it may have some hidden consequences. Some states have determined a person with a medical marijuana card cannot legally own a firearm. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that people who have a medical marijuana card are not permitted to buy or own firearms. How will this affect Oklahomans once medical marijuana is availabl ...[Read More]