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New Illinois Cannabis Law Effective July 29, 2016

Effective July 29, 2016, New Illinois Cannabis Possession Law   Effective July 29, 2016, Illinois has amended its Cannabis Law, reducing the simple possession of small amounts of cannabis one classification. 720 ILCS 550/4 now classifies possession of cannabis up to 10 grams as a civil law violation punishable by a minimum fine of $100.00… Read more »

You and Your Cellphone After Riley v. California

You and Your Cellphone After Riley v. California There have been several important decisions handed down recently by the United States Supreme Court. One such case that has important implications in our current age of smartphones is Riley v. California. In this 9-0 opinion (that is, it was a unanimous decision) released on June 25,… Read more »

Illinois Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act

Beginning in January 2014, Illinois joined a number of other states in legalizing the use and possession of small amounts of medical marijuana (or medical cannabis). But the statutes authorizing this limited use and possession (410 ILCS 130/1 and following) do not give free license to carry as much medical marijuana as one chooses or… Read more »