Oregon Supreme Court rules medical pot users can have guns | Statesman Journal | statesmanjournal.com "GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) - The Oregon Supreme Court unanimously ruled Thursday that retired bus driver Cynthia Willis can have her medical marijuana and a concealed handgun, too. The ruling issued in Salem, Ore., upheld previous decisions by the Oregon Court of Appeals and circuit court in finding that a federal law barring criminals and drug addicts from buying firearms does not excuse sheriffs from issuing concealed weapons permits to people who hold medical marijuana cards and otherwise qualify. "We hold that the Federal Gun Control Act does not pre-empt the state's concealed handgun licensing statute and, therefore, the sheriffs must issue (or renew) the requested licenses," Chief Justice Paul De Muniz wrote. Willis welcomed the ruling. " What an amazing decision, what are they going to say when someone high on pot gets violently angry, grabs their gun, and then freezes while laughing at the pattern in the rug for ten minutes!