Delivery of cannabis on school grounds is an enhanced version of the Illinois laws against cannabis delivery in general. As a reminder, 720 ILCS 550/5 makes it unlawful for any person to deliver or manufacture cannabis outside of lawful exceptions. This section also makes it illegal to possess cannabis with the intent to deliver or manufacture it.
If a cannabis delivery crime occurs on school grounds, the penalties become more severe. Though as explained in more detail below, specific conditions determine whether or not a delivery crime occurred on school grounds.
Illinois Laws Against Delivery of Cannabis on School Grounds
The Illinois laws against the delivery of cannabis on school grounds appear at 720 ILCS 550/5.2. There are two elements to this offense.
The first element requires a perpetrator to deliver/manufacture cannabis or possess cannabis with intent to deliver/manufacture:
In any school;
On the real property comprising any school;