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What is "casual delivery" of cannabis under Illinois law?

Generally, here in Illinois, being accused of having delivered cannabis to another exposes a person to heftier potential penalties than they would face for possessing cannabis. One exception to this though is if the alleged delivery was a casual delivery. State law dictates that, for penalty purposes, a casual delivery of cannabis is to be treated the same as cannabis possession rather than treated as cannabis delivery.

Prison sentence of over 10 years given in Illinois heroin case

As we discussed in a post a couple of weeks ago, a person can end up with a major prison sentence if they are convicted on a federal drug charge. The serious nature of federal drug crime charges is a very important thing to be aware of.

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