Drug Court in Illinois

The Drug Court Treatment Act was authorized to reduce the incidence of drug use, drug addiction, and crimes committed as a result of drug use and drug addiction in the State of Illinois. Pursuant to the Act, each judicial circuit within the State of Illinois must establish a drug court program. A Defendant may attend drug court as an alternative to a term of imprisonment.

Federal Drug (Marijuana, Cocaine, Heroine, and Methamphetamine) Charges

Federal law prohibits the manufacture, distribution, possession with intent, or dispensing of a variety of drugs that include marijuana, cocaine, heroine, and methamphetamine. The applicable Federal law is 21 U.S.C. § 841 and 21 U.S.C. § 960.  Those accused of Federal drug offenses should take the matter seriously and work with an experienced attorney to properly handle the case.

Hosting a Drug House Gathering Charges in Iowa

Iowa law bans the hosting of drug house gatherings (gatherings where controlled substances unlawfully used) in Iowa Code Section 124.407, which states that it is unlawful for any person to sponsor, promote, or aid, or assist in the sponsoring or promoting of a meeting, gathering, or assemblage with the knowledge or intent that a controlled substance be

Calculated Criminal Cannabis Conspiracy Charges in Illinois

Illinois law defines a calculated criminal cannabis conspiracy in 720 ILCS 550/9, as shown below.  Essentially, this charge involves the accusation that a person has possessed cannabis, obtained at least $500 in value from possession/delivery, and that another person was also involved in the scheme.

Marijuana (Cannabis) Possession Charges in Illinois

In Illinois, the legal term for Marijuana is “Cannabis,” rather than “Marijuana,” “weed,” “grass,” “ganja,” etc.  Possession of Cannabis is a serious crime in Illinois, and anyone charged