The Law

Learn more about the legalities surrounding heroin and pending legislation meant to stop the epidemic.

													There are many misconceptions about heroin/opioid abuse, addiction, the law, and treatment options out there. Much of this misinformation is a result of prejudice or an unwillingness to accept some of the hard truths about heroin and opioids in the community and the youth who may abuse it. The information presented here comes from independent research conducted by reputable organizations without political bias.												

Heroin Penalties for Possession, sales, etc.

  • Learn more about the various penalties for heroin possession, sales, trafficking, and more state by state.

Illinois Senate Bill 1701, The Good Samaritan Act

  • The details of Illinois Senate Bill 1701. This is the exact wording of the law. The Illinois General Assembly