Category Archives: CANNABIS CHARGES

Cannabis laws in Illinois in 2017

The new fines and penalties in the state of Illinois for possession, distribution, and driving under the influence (DUI) of marijuana have changed drastically from the previous law. Now you face a payment of $100 to $200 instead of the potential $1,500 fine. There isn’t any possible jail time if you have less than 10 … Continue reading Cannabis laws in Illinois in 2017

What Does It Mean To Knowingly Possess?

The Cannabis Control Act states, “It is unlawful for any person to knowingly possess cannabis” (720 ILCS 550/4). The Illinois Controlled Substances Act states, “Except as otherwise stated by this act, it is unlawful for any person to knowingly possess a controlled or counterfeit substance or controlled substance analog” (720 ILCS 570/402). Pertaining to guns … Continue reading What Does It Mean To Knowingly Possess?

Everything You Need To Know About Cannabis Charges & Penalties

The penalties and fines for possession, distribution, growing, and driving under the influence (DUI) of cannabis span a range from probation to 30 years in prison. When you are charged with any crime relating to cannabis, you should consult an effective trial attorney. If you want to find out on your own what you are … Continue reading Everything You Need To Know About Cannabis Charges & Penalties