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Update on Medical Marijuana in Illinois

Posted on: April 30th, 2014 by Harter Schottland
On April 18, 2014, the state of Illinois released the amended, proposed rules for the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act (the “Act”). The rules involved changes from several departments: the Illinois Department of Agricultur ... Read Full Article

To speed or not to speed

Posted on: April 22nd, 2014 by Harter Schottland
If you have felt the need for speed lately, just keep in mind that Illinois legislators have recently felt the need to increase consequences for speed limit violators. Speeding even 26 miles per hour over the speed limit will result in a class B mis ... Read Full Article

Sobering changes to DUI law at hands of Compassionate Use of Cannabis Pilot Program Act

Posted on: March 24th, 2014 by Harter Schottland
In the past, Illinois has strictly interpreted that even a trace amount of cannabis in a person’s system made it illegal for a person to drive or be in control of a motor vehicle. Prior to the Compassionate Use of Cannabis Pilot Program Act (the " ... Read Full Article

Snow Falls

Posted on: February 13th, 2014 by Harter Schottland
While winter is more than half over, it does not seem that the snow-fall is letting up any time soon. Indeed, according to the Chicago Tribune, the Chicago has experienced one of the top ten snowiest winters since records began being kept in the lat ... Read Full Article

New Law Could Cause Ripples

Posted on: February 2nd, 2014 by Harter Schottland
Though boating season is still some months away, a new law has been passed of which all boaters should be aware. Prior to this passing of this law, operating a boat while intoxicated had several consequences, though none affecting a person's privile ... Read Full Article

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