Articles Tagged with ILCS 570/407(b)(1)

Understanding Illinois Controlled Substances Act 720 ILCS 570/407(b)(1): Possession with Intent to Deliver on School Grounds

Illinois has strict laws to deter drug-related activities, especially near schools. The Illinois Controlled Substances Act, specifically 720 ILCS 570/407(b)(1), focuses on the possession of controlled substances with the intent to deliver on school property. This statute underscores the state’s commitment to protecting children and maintaining safe educational environments. The law enhances penalties for drug offenses occurring on school grounds, reflecting the gravity of these crimes and their potential impact on students and communities.

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