Tag: firearms

California Suicides Involving Guns Declined After Legalization

The total number of suicides in California per year, including those committed with firearms, declined after the state legalized marijuana use for medical purposes, according to a new study. “Findings reveal that rates of total suicide and gun suicide dropped significantly in the aftermath of Proposition 215,” the researchers concluded, referring to the California law […]

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Court Rules that Gun Ban for Marijuana Card Holders Is Constitutional

Early Wednesday, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the current federal government ban on gun sales to medical marijuana card holders does not violate the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. The ruling applies to nine states that fall under the court’s jurisdiction, which includes cannabis-friendly states like Nevada, California, Washington, and Oregon. The lawsuit […]

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