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Blog Posts in December, 2016

  • Is Possession a Felony Offense in Illinois?

    Under Illinois laws, there are two different categories of drug possession , including possession of a controlled substance (720 ILCS 570/402) and possession of marijuana (720 ILCS 550/4). Any illegal drug other than marijuana is categorized as a controlled dangerous substances (CDS). Common controlled substances that are illegal include, heroin, cocaine, pentazocine, ketamine, morphine, ...
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  • What is the Difference Between Drug Possession and Drug Trafficking?

    Under Illinois state law, the possession and trafficking of controlled dangerous substances (CDS) is illegal and punishable as a criminal offense . Illinois identifies their CDS in one of five different “schedules,” which categorizes the drugs by their potential for abuse and if they are used for legit medical purposes. Possession of CDS in Illinois If you are found to be in possession of a CDS or ...
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