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Drug Crimes

Apr. 27 2022

Transporting Marijuana in IL: Do It Legally

Posted By: Sami Azhari

Illinois has been at the forefront of the marijuana legalization movement. They first made it medically legal for those who needed it – then moved to make it legal recreationally across the state, decriminalizing small amounts of other drugs along the way. These changes have made a big [...]
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Mar. 4 2022

Busted in an IL Sting Operation? Know Your Rights

Posted By: Sami Azhari

Drug crimes are taken very seriously in Illinois, even with the relaxed rules regarding marijuana and the decriminalization of some substances. The police still regularly seek out drug operations that manufacture and sell controlled substances to try to get drugs off the streets. One of the [...]
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Jan. 28 2022

IL Drug Paraphernalia Possession: What Are the Consequences?

Posted By: Sami Azhari

While it may be true that marijuana has received approval recreationally and medically in Illinois in the last few years, there are still many drugs in the state that remain illegal. Methamphetamines, ecstasy, heroin, and LSD, among others, are illegal. Being caught with them can land you in [...]
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Dec. 15 2021

Careful Your Holiday Celebrating Doesn’t Lead to an IL Drug Charge

Posted By: Sami Azhari
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Even though Illinois has made some strides in the way it deals with drug possession by decriminalizing some amounts, don’t mistake that for the license to do whatever you want with drugs this holiday season. Drug possession is still a crime that gets prosecuted in Illinois. If you choose [...]
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Nov. 10 2021

How To Defend Yourself Against Drug Charges in IL Court

How To Defend Yourself Against Drug Charges in IL Court
Posted By: Sami Azhari
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Criminal charges of any type can seriously derail your life. However, drug possession charges in Illinois can take your life in a direction you may not have anticipated, sending you to jail and making you responsible for thousands of dollars in fines. While Illinois has recently relaxed some [...]
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Oct. 27 2021

Your Comprehensive Guide to Illinois Drug Crimes

Posted By: Sami Azhari

Illinois, just like every other state, has laws surrounding the use of illegal drugs. Anyone who is facing charges for a drug crime can potentially be subject to incredibly harsh penalties. This is why It’s vital for every Illinois citizen to understand what the drug laws are in our state as [...]
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Sep. 10 2021

Common Defenses to Illinois Drug Crimes

Posted By: Sami Azhari
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In Illinois, even some simple drug possessions that seem minor can result in serious consequences. However, when charged with a drug crime, many people may not understand how consequential the charges can be. This is why it’s crucial for anyone who is facing drug crimes in Illinois to [...]
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Aug. 20 2021

Drugged Driving in Illinois: You’ll Get a DUI

Drugged Driving in Illinois: You'll Get a DUI
Posted By: Sami Azhari

When most people think of a DUI (driving under the influence) charge, they automatically jump to alcohol as the drug causing the impairment – but that’s not always the case. A Plainfield man was recently charged with driving under the influence of drugs, disobeying a stop sign, and [...]
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Jan. 7 2021

IL Drug Traffickers, Those Phones Might Be Tapped!

IL Drug Traffickers, Those Phones Might Be Tapped!
Posted By: Sami Azhari

Illinois, and particularly Chicago, is famous for many things. Deep dish pizza, the Chicago Bears, and the many museums and entertainment venues are a few of the positive things, but there are some negatives we’re known for as well – like drug trafficking. Recently, a huge drug [...]
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Sep. 30 2020

IL Offers Special Probation to 1st-Time Meth Traffickers

IL Offers Special Probation to 1st-Time Meth Traffickers
Posted By: Sami Azhari

Illinois is cracking down on meth and meth trafficking. One recent arrest for meth distribution led to a total of ten people being convicted in a meth trafficking scheme in the state. This distribution scheme involved more than a million dollars of meth moved out of Chicago. Forty-five [...]
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