When will marijuana be federally legal and what would it mean for troops, clearance holders?

  • Guideline H: Drug Involvement and Substance Misuse
  • Guideline I: Psychological Conditions

Published: July 24, 2021

You might have read recent comments by Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas regarding the legalization of marijuana. His comments were likely an indication of what justices might be thinking regarding this hotly debated issue. Currently, as many as 38 states have legalized marijuana for one purpose or another. The federal government, despite their inaction in enforcing federal law, has refused to legalize marijuana, which makes this issue confusing and difficult for any gun owner, service member, or security clearance holder to know if and when they can use marijuana or invest in marijuana companies.

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