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Old February 21, 2013, 11:12 AM   #19
Frank Ettin
Join Date: November 23, 2005
Location: California - San Francisco
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Originally Posted by SgtLumpy
What's that question on the form you fill out when you buy any gun?

"Are you a user of narcotics or controlled substances, including marijuana?"

Is that the exact wording? I know it says "including marijuana". Not sure if it says "user" or "addicted to" or some other language....
On the April, 2012 revision of the form, it's:
Are you an unlawful user of, or addicted to, marijuana or any depressant, stimulant, narcotic drug, or any other controlled substance?
The prohibiting condition is stated in the actual statute (18 USC 922(g)(3)) as:
...(3) who is an unlawful user of or addicted to any controlled substance (as defined in section 102 of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 802));...
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