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posted: 2/16/2014 5:01 AM

The real question to ask about guns, pot

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"Do guns, pot mix?" asks the headline for your Feb. 6 article on proposed rules for medical marijuana. Let me offer you an alternative headline: "Should a lifelong, law-abiding firearms owner who contracts a painful disease be forced to give up his guns?" And the same even for his caregiver?

I might add still another alternative: "Can anti-gun extremists create legislation fair to gun owners?"

Leo Hickey

Arlington Heights

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