Rockford Scanner™: Let’s get into the weeds about weed…. Are you curious about the cannabis law changes in Illinois on January 1, 2020?





Illinois State Police released the following information:

Let’s get into the weeds about weed….
Are you curious about the cannabis law changes in Illinois on January 1, 2020?

****IT WILL REMAIN ILLEGAL TO DRIVE HIGH****

Under the new law, Illinois residents over the age of 21 can legally possess:
– 30 grams of cannabis flower
– 5 grams of cannabis concentrate (oil)
– 500 milligrams of THC in cannabis-infused products (edibles)

A person may not:
1. Attempt any task under the influence of cannabis that would constitute malpractice, negligence or professional misconduct.
2. Use in any public place – any place where a person could reasonably be expected to be seen by others. (RESTAURANTS, BARS, MOVIE THEATERS, PARKING LOTS, SIDEWALKS, STREETS, STORES, BASICALLY ANYWHERE WHERE THERE ARE PEOPLE IN A PUBLIC PLACE)
3. Use or possess on a school bus, except in the case of an approved medical marijuana case.
4. Use or possess in a correctional center, school, home daycare.
5. Use or possess in a vehicle, unless it is secured in a sealed, odor-proof, children resistant container that is kept reasonably inaccessible to the driver. (SEALED, ODOR-PROOF, CHILDREN RESISTANT CONTAINER, OUT OF DRIVER’S REACH)
6. Use near anyone who is less than 21 years old.
7. Use anywhere prohibited by Smoke-Free Illinois.

Source: ISP

 








Disclaimer: As you know the local police have encrypted, have not released any information, etc…
They rarely ever do release information to the public, since encrypting. So do not expect any updates.

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