THE BASICS and an FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions by and for Law Enforcement - (Updated December 16, 2019)

The Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act - the law itself signed June 25, 2019 (PA 101-0027)

Trailer bill modifies new cannabis law - signed Dec. 4, 2019 (PA 101-0593) 

7 ways we said we would respond to new law (June 3, 2019)

RESOURCES

Park Forest PD releases funny training video with "Cheech and Chong" (January 2020) NEW!

Language in trailer bill that allows you to prohibit off-duty use (Dec. 4, 2019) 

Handy guide to new law from Illinois Chiefs, Illinois Sheriffs, FOP (December 2019) 

ILETSB guide to new law; 15 recommendations begin on page 55 (November 2019)

How Crystal Lake announced enforcement issues to its community (December 13, 2019)

Memo by Chief Marc Maton - Committee of the Whole Updated November 7, 2019

Memo from Chief Pat Kreis - Message to his village board

Illinois Municipal League guide to the marijuana law 

MAJOR ISSUES OF CONCERN TO ILLINOIS LAW ENFORCEMENT

  • Enforcement
  • Expungement
  • K-9s
  • "Possession" limitations
  • Traffic Enforcement
  • Workplace policies

    YOUR CONCERNS and QUESTIONS: If you have an issue or question that you want added to this page, please email Ed Wojcicki, Executive Director, and copy Sherrie Phipps, Communications and Member Relations staff member - at [email protected] and [email protected]

TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES 

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MEDIA & NEWS

Park Forest PD has funny training video with "Cheech and Chong" (January 2020)

South suburban chiefs talk about gray areas in law's first two weeks (Daily Southtown, January 21, 2020)

Wojcicki included in lengthy NPR/Illinois story about legal week (December 12, 2019)

Why the black market is thriving in California and why revenue is falling short (60 Minutes, October 28, 2019)

California's black market much, much larger than legal market (Los Angeles Times, August 15, 2019)

How Peoria County agencies are dealing with expungement issues (Peoria Journal-Star, October 1, 2019)

Police want more DREs; how to look for impaired drivers (Daily Herald, September 7, 2019)

State awards first five recreational marijuana licenses (Tribune, August 29, 2019)

People of color concerned about competing for licenses (Tribune, August 22, 2019)

When can I buy pot and where can I smoke it? A first look (Sun-Times, May 31, 2019)

 

ILACP Vice President Mitchell R. Davis III participated on a Senate Executive Committee panel in the State Capitol on Wednesday, May 15, during a “subject matter hearing” on SB 7, which would legalize recreational marijuana. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ILACP President Stelter joined Smart Approaches to Marijuana-Illinois, Representative Moylan, D-Des Plaines, Teresa Haley, President of the Illinois NAACP and many other community leaders in a press conference, on May 8, to express major concern to the recent proposal to legalize adult use cannabis.