Canceled-Enforcing Illinois Cannabis Laws- Freeport

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Capacity: 25 - Available: 19
Date: Monday, September 21, 2020
Registration Deadline: Monday, September 07, 2020
Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Instructor Location:
Stewart Center West
2900 W. Pearl City Road
Freeport, IL
Instructor: Tony Lebron, Retired M/Sgt. Illinois State Police
Member's Fee: $0
Non-Member & Civilian Fee: $40

Registration Deadline September 7, 2020


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