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CAN AN OFFICER SEARCH MY CAR BASED ON THE SMELL OF MARIJUANA?

The legalization of recreational marijuana has caused some confusion regarding its effect on DUI laws.  A recent Illinois appellate court decision is providing some guidance. Essentially, the smell of burnt cannabis, without any corroborating factors, is not enough to establish … Continue reading

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DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF CANNABIS OR DRUGS IN ILLINOIS

In Illinois, there are several ways of charging you with driving under the influence of marijuana or cannabis. With one exception, however, the state may have difficulty proving you were actually impaired. If you were driving after smoking pot you … Continue reading

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