Chicago Marijuana Laws Blog

New Cannabis Enforcement Issues on the Horizon

Illinois became the first state in 2019 to decriminalize the sale of cannabis. Illinois was also the first state to do so through...

Cannabis Laws in Chicago and Across Illinois

Weed became legal in Illinois when the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act was signed into law on June 25, 2019. The Cannabis Regulation...

What You Need to Know About Being Arrested for Possession of Marijuana

At this point in history, Illinois law considers cannabis, or marijuana, a less harmful drug than other controlled substances. People are even legally...

Illinois Medical Marijuana Pilot Program Dazed & Confused

Illinois’ Medical Marijuana program became effective January 1, 2014, and, as of March 2016, there were about 5,000 patients who qualified for the...

Arrested for DUI When Officer Smells Marijuana

Your mother probably told you not to drive in winter with the windows down or you might catch a cold. Of course, that...

Illinois Marijuana Decriminalization Possible in 2016

On December 11, Kentucky Senator Perry Clark filed the “Cannabis Legalization Act.” The proposed law would legalize and regulate marijuana the same way...