Published on June 28 2019 10:52 am
Last Updated on June 28 2019 1:39 pm
The Illinois State Police has announced public safety, training, and enforcement efforts, as well as the implementation of expungement and regulation requirements of the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act.
“Whether it’s misconduct regarding alcohol or cannabis, public safety and the enforcement of the law will always remain our top priorities,” stated ISP Acting Director Brendan F. Kelly. “As the laws of the state of Illinois change, the ISP will ensure our officers, forensic scientists, telecommunicators, and support staff have the necessary training and tools needed to continue to enforce the laws in place and perform their respective duties,” he concluded.
Under the Act, the ISP will chair the DUI Cannabis Task Force, which is being created to improve enforcement and education regarding driving under the influence of cannabis. The DUI Cannabis Task Force will be made up of public safety partners,