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If a first time offender pleads deferred adjudication and completes probation can he purchase a firearm in Texas.

Irving, TX |
Filed under: Felony crime

Drug charge was for delivery of marijuana a little less than a half of oz.

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  1. Yes. You would have a waiting period before you could get a CHL but you can legally purchase and possess a firearm.

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  2. Controlled substance use can be reported to NICS by the state and is a federal disqualifier under 922(g)(3). This may follow an admission of use or failing a drug test under certain circumstances. If use is reported, an individual may be barred from possession or purchase for one year. An reported user of a controlled substance will not pass a NICS background check when he or she goes to purchase a firearm. Follow the link below for more information.

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