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Deadly synthetic opioid added to Schedule I list of controlled substances

May
2017
Illinois Law Update
Page 16
The Illinois Department of Human Services (DHS) amended the Schedule of Controlled Substances, adding the synthetic opioid U-47700 to the list of controlled substances.

Has Cannabis Really Been Decriminalized in Illinois?

By Esther Seitz
April
2017
Article
Page 30
Public Act 099-0697 greatly reduced the stakes for marijuana possession. But is using pot really a civil law violation? If so, how does that affect the process due a defendant under the law?

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