Enforcing Illinois Cannabis Laws-Rockford

Registrations are closed for this event
Date: Monday, November 18, 2019
Registration Deadline: Friday, October 11, 2019
Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Instructor Location:
NITAB Training Room
527 Colman Center Drive
Rockford, IL 61108
Instructor: Tony Lebron, Retired M/Sgt. Illinois State Police
Member's Fee: $0
Non-Member & Civilian Fee: $85

Registration deadline: 10/11/19

This same class will be offered in Freeport on December 9, 2019


This training will provide officers with a comprehensive overview of the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act. Included in the training is a review of the DUI provisions related to medical cannabis and adult use cannabis.

The participant objectives are to:

  • Describe business organization which may cultivate and sell cannabis
  • Describe the entities associated with transporting, testing and education
  • Define the state agencies associated with regulating the cannabis industry
  • Distinguish the laws governing medical cannabis and the adult user
  • Describe the possession limits for Illinois residents and non-residents
  • Describe who is banned from the medical program
  • Define Opioid Alternative Pilot Program
  • Define Medical Cannabis Provisional Patients
  • Summarize scientific research related to driving and cannabis usage
  • Recognize signs and symptoms associated with cannabis usage
  • Describe research regarding the effectiveness of field tests
  • Describe the two Implied Consent provision associated with the legislation
  • Describe the limitations of chemical testing

The course content includes:

  • The Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act
  • Definitions
  • Adult use of cannabis
  • Restrictions and limitations
  • Medical Cannabis
  • Research concerning Cannabis
  • Standardized and non-standardized field sobriety tests
  • DUI Laws

At the end of this eight hour block of instruction, officer will have:

An understanding of the new cannabis laws as it relates to the cannabis industry

The knowledge to identify violations of the cannabis laws

The knowledge to observe, identify and articulate cannabis usage

An understanding of the two DUI violations which may occur


]This course has been certified by the ILETSB and approved to meet the following mandates:

☒ Civil Rights

☒ Constitutional & Proper Use of Law Enforcement Authority

☐ Cultural Competency

☐ Human Rights

☐ Intro Mental Health Awareness

☒ Law Updates

☐ Lead Homicide Investigator

☐ Use of Force (must include scenario based/similar training)

☐ Procedural Justice

☐ Sexual Assault Investigator Training

☐ Psychology of Domestic Violence

☐ Sexual Assault Trauma Informed Response