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Illinois State Police: Buying Marijuana Does Not Cancel FOID Cards

The Illinois State Police are trying to clear-up a rumor about the state’s newly legal marijuana. Troopers say you will not have to give-up your FOID card if you buy marijuana from a dispensary. That rumor took-off last weekend, with even a few state lawmakers breathing life into it. Illinois’ recreational marijuana law makes it clear that buying marijuana from a licensed dispensary will not force people to choose between owning a gun and smoking pot.

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