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July 2014 Archives

Illinois Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Approved, Patients Expected to Be Able to Use Medical Marijuana In 2015

marijuana-shutterstock_114904339-1000-ffccccccWhite-3333-0.20.3-1.pngMedical marijuana was not legalized in the state of Illinois until 2013 and the laws continue to move forward. Lawmakers met in Chicago today and approved rules for the Illinois Medical Cannabis Pilot Program, which means that would-be growers and dispensers can soon apply for permits. Medical patients are expected to be able to use medical cannabis in Illinoi sometime next year.

Illinois Sexting Laws: How Severely Should Minors Be Prosecuted?

shutterstock_9474583-1000-ffccccccWhite-3333-0.20.3-1.pngWe've all heard the stories about teenagers who send an inappropriate photo of themselves to their significant other, only to have that photo disseminated across the internet or to other schoolmates via text messages and social media. In the state of Illinois, sexting is a crime and could even be prosecuted under the state's child pornography laws. But should minors be treated so severely?

Illinois DUI Checkpoint Laws

Arrested for DUI? Call (888) 388-9151 for a Free Case Evaluation!

Holiday-DUI_shutterstock_3253607-1000-ffccccccWhite-3333-0.20.3-1.pngDuring major holidays, and sometimes on normal weekends, you may find yourself stuck in a sobriety checkpoint in DuPage County or elsewhere in Illinois.