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Medical pot users won’t be precluded from firearm ID cards

<p>ADVANCE FOR USE MONDAY AUG. 5 AND THEREAFTER - FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2012 file photo, Michael Cardenas shows medical marijuana he purchases outside Arizona Organix, the first legal medical marijuana dispensary to open in Glendale, Ariz. Illinois has become the 20th state to legalize medical marijuana with some of the strictest standards in the nation. But the proposal will take many months to set into motion because of complex rules and regulations. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File) ORG XMIT: CX301</p>

ADVANCE FOR USE MONDAY AUG. 5 AND THEREAFTER - FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2012 file photo, Michael Cardenas shows medical marijuana he purchases outside Arizona Organix, the first legal medical marijuana dispensary to open in Glendale, Ariz. Illinois has become the 20th state to legalize medical marijuana with some of the strictest standards in the nation. But the proposal will take many months to set into motion because of complex rules and regulations. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File) ORG XMIT: CX301

A proposal that would have shut out medical pot patients from obtaining firearm ID cards has been struck down, according to The Chicago Sun-Times.

A proposed rule that would have barred medical marijuana patients from obtaining Firearm Owner’s Identification cards has been nixed, The Chicago Sun-Times has learned. 

Illinois officials had posted preliminary rules for the implementation of the Illinois Medical Cannabis Pilot Program that barred medical marijuana users or their caregivers from obtaining a FOID card if they were part of the pilot program.

[Read the full story at the Chicago Sun-Times]

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