Youth Resources

Retail Marijuana Update – December 2019

Retail Marijuana Update – December 2019

Retail Marijuana Update News from Our Local Communities On November 4, the Deerfield Village Board opted to regulate the sale...
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Marijuana & Its Four Forms

Marijuana & Its Four Forms

Marijuana & Its Four Forms CTAD is an evidence-based resource for parents/guardians who want to know more about the new...
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Local Response to Vaping Crisis

Local Response to Vaping Crisis

Local Response to Vaping Crisis and the Latest from the CDC & Mayo Clinic Out of concern for our youth,...
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“Prepare for the Unexpected”

“Prepare for the Unexpected”

Prepared for the Unexpected Teens Driving Drug-Free Most teens want to stay in control of their actions. As we see...
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What is in Vape “Juice”?

What is in Vape “Juice”?

What is in Vape "Juice"? Teens Staying Drug-Free Most teens are concerned about their health and what they put into...
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Retail Marijuana Update: November

Retail Marijuana Update: November

Retail Marijuana Update News from Our Local Communities In a continuing effort to safeguard its youth, the Bannockburn board of...
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Vaping Associated Lung Injury (EVALI) Latest from the CDC

Vaping Associated Lung Injury (EVALI) Latest from the CDC

Vaping Associated Lung Injury (EVALI) Latest from the CDC The multistate outbreak of vaping-related lung illnesses now has a name:...
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Two Truths about Marijuana

Two Truths about Marijuana

Two Truths about Marijuana A new awareness campaign created by CTAD will launch next month at DHS & HPHS to...
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Why Health Experts are Baffled The Latest on Vaping-Related Lung Illnesses

Why Health Experts are Baffled The Latest on Vaping-Related Lung Illnesses

Why Health Experts are Baffled The Latest on Vaping-Related Lung Illnesses As the vaping epidemic grows, so does the mystery...
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Retail Marijuana Update October 2019
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Underage Drinking and Drugged Driving—Zero Tolerance Law

If a driver under age 21, is stopped and issued a citation for a traffic violation, and found to have any trace of alcohol in their system while operating a motor vehicle, his or her driving privileges will be suspended. If the driver refuses to submit to testing, their driving privileges will be suspended.*

First offense—3 month suspension of driving privileges for a BAC of more than .00.

Second offense—1-year suspension of driving privileges for a BAC of more than .00.

In Illinois, any person under age 21 may be charged with a DUI: if he or she has a BAC of .08 or more; more than .05 with additional evidence of impairment; any illegal drugs in his or her system; or other indications of impaired driving.

First DUI conviction: Minimum 2-yr revocation of driving privileges

Second DUI conviction: Minimum 5-year revocation of driving privileges

Illinois law prohibits a person under age 21 from purchasing, accepting, possessing or consuming alcoholic beverages. Infractions result in the suspension or revocation of driving privileges.

*It is at the discretion of the investigating officer and based on test results or a test refusal whether a traffic stop results in a Zero Tolerance or DUI charge or both.

Source: Illinois Liquor Control Commission (www.dontbesorry.org), and Illinois Secretary of State (www.cyberdriveillinois.com)