Illinois Bar Journal

Articles on Controlled Substances

Opioid prescribers required to complete controlled substance continuing education hours

November
2018
Illinois Law Update
Page 18
The Illinois Controlled Substances Act is amended to mandate a Controlled Substance-Continuing Education requirement for opioid prescribers.

Payment rates for licensed substance abuse treatment providers increased

October
2018
Illinois Law Update
Page 18
The Department of Human Services (DHS) has adopted an amendment to Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Treatment and Intervention Licenses

The opioid crisis in Illinois

By Matthew Hector
July
2018
LawPulse
Page 10
An update on the breadth and scope of opioid addiction in Illinois, from mass litigation to ethical considerations.

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?

Select a Different Subject