by Karl Denninger
I note that the IRSA does disclaim that this is legal advice, and IMHO their disclaimer should be taken heed of.
This information should not be used as legal advice. We at ISRA do not take an opinion for or against this new cannabis law.
At issue is BATFE Form 4473, which states:
e. Are you an unlawful user of, or addicted to, marijuana or any depressant, stimulant, narcotic drug, or any other controlled substance? Warning: The use or possession of marijuana remains unlawful under Federal law regardless of whether it has been legalized or decriminalized for medicinal or recreational purposes in the state where you reside.
The problem that IRSA is tripping over is that Illinois added this to their cannabis law: