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Drug Crimes

Apr. 27 2022

Transporting Marijuana in IL: Do It Legally

Posted By: Sami Azhari

Transporting Marijuana in IL: Do It Legally

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 …

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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 …

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Jan. 28 2022

IL Drug Paraphernalia Possession: What Are the Consequences?

Posted By: Sami Azhari

IL Drug Paraphernalia Possession: What Are the Consequences?

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. …

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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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How To Defend Yourself Against Drug Charges in IL Court

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 …

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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 …

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Jun. 4 2021

K-9 Unit Bust? See If Your Rights Were Violated

K-9 Unit Bust? See If Your Rights Were Violated
Posted By: Sami Azhari

K-9 Unit Bust? See If Your Rights Were Violated

The last thing anyone wants is for the cops to search their property. And if a K-9 unit enters the scene, your day can go from bad to worse fast.

It’s vital that you understand your rights as a United …

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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

IL Drug Traffickers, Those Phones Might Be Tapped!

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 – …

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Aug. 5 2020

Conspiracy to Traffic Controlled Substances: Class X Felony in IL

Conspiracy to Traffic Controlled Substances: Class X Felony in IL
Posted By: Sami Azhari
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Conspiracy to Traffic Controlled Substances: Class X Felony in IL

Following an investigation for narcotics and firearm offenses, members of two gangs in Chicago face the most serious type of felony charge in Illinois: A Class X felony.

The investigation, called “Operation Full Circle”, resulted in the seizure …

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Dec. 12 2019

Are Plea Deals to Illinois Drug Charges a Smart Idea?

Are Plea Deals to Illinois Drug Charges a Smart Idea?
Posted By: Sami Azhari

You might be surprised to learn that 90 to 95% of both federal and state cases end in plea bargains. This is an agreement between the defense and the prosecution to resolve the case and avoid going to trial.

The …

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Sep. 27 2019

If You Fail a Drug Test at Work, Can You Be Charged in Illinois?

If You Fail a Drug Test at Work, Can You Be Charged in Illinois?
Posted By: Sami Azhari
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If You Fail a Drug Test at Work, Can You Be Charged in Illinois?

Maybe you found the perfect position, aced the interview, and now the only thing standing between you and the job you’re after…is a drug test result. Or perhaps you’ve been selected for a random drug screening at your workplace. Or …

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