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Some Illinois meth charges can lead to a registry requirement

While being accused of any drug crime involving meth can put a person here in Illinois into a high-stakes situation, the situation can be particularly serious for individuals accused of being involved in the manufacturing of meth. This is because a conviction on charges related to participation in the manufacturing of meth has an added consequence in Illinois. This consequence is a type of consequence that one generally associates with sex crimes, not drug crimes.

Prescription drug take-back occurring in Chicago suburb

There are a variety of different tactics authorities use in their efforts to address the problem of prescription drug abuse. Some of these tactics are aimed at cutting down on potential supply options for individuals who are seeking to illegally sell prescription drugs.

In what situations is a search warrant required?

Citizens in Illinois and other parts of the country are protected by the Fourth Amendment, which prohibits illegal searches and seizures. However, there is some confusion as to when a search warrant is required and when a police officer can search you or your possessions without a warrant. Read on to understand the requirements.

Drug trafficking definition and penalties

When many Illinois residents think of drug trafficking, they may think of the huge cartels with violent criminals transporting drugs to various states and countries. While that is a form of drug trafficking, most cases happen on a much smaller scale. Trafficking refers to any sale or import of drugs - even prescription drugs.

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