There are a lot of laws on the books to address drug abuse and marketing of drugs in the United States. Every state, including Illinois, has its set of laws. The federal government has its laws, too. As you work your way down through the various levels of jurisdiction you find that individual counties and cities may have their own ordinances related to this issue.
Not too long ago, we took the opportunity in an article to make some observations about the shift regarding the law on concealing and carrying handguns. As we shared in that item, Illinois law didn't allow the carrying of concealed weapons. But just over a year ago, that changed.
Chicago readers old enough to remember the 1970s television series "Baretta" will also likely remember the phrase from the theme song, "Don't do the crime if you can't do the time."