(740 ILCS 20/3) (from Ch. 70, par. 903)
Sec. 3. Definitions. As used in this Act, unless the context otherwise requires:
"Cannabis" includes marihuana, hashish, and other substances that are identified as including any parts of the plant Cannabis Sativa, whether growing or not, the seeds of that plant, the resin extracted from any part of that plant, and any compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture, or preparation of that plant, its seeds, or resin, including tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and all other cannabinol derivatives, including its naturally occurring or synthetically produced ingredients, whether produced directly or indirectly by extraction, independently by means of chemical synthesis, or by a combination of extraction and chemical synthesis. "Cannabis" does not include the mature stalks of that plant, fiber produced from those stalks, oil or cake made from the seeds of that plant, any other compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture, or preparation of mature stalks (except the extracted resin), fiber, oil or cake, or the sterilized seeds of that plant that are incapable of germination.
"Controlled substance" means a drug, substance, or immediate precursor in the Schedules of Article II of the Illinois Controlled Substances Act.
"Counterfeit substance" means a controlled substance or the container or labeling of a controlled substance that, without authorization, bears the trademark, trade name, or other identifying mark, imprint, number, device, or any likeness thereof of a manufacturer, distributor, or dispenser other than the person who in fact manufactured, distributed, or dispensed the substance.
"Deliver" or "delivery" means the actual, constructive, or attempted transfer of possession of a controlled substance or cannabis, with or without consideration, whether or not there is an agency relationship.
"Manufacture" means the production, preparation, propagation, compounding, conversion, or processing of a controlled substance, either directly or indirectly, by extraction from substances of natural origin, independently by means of chemical synthesis, or by a combination of extraction and chemical synthesis, and includes any packaging or repackaging of the substance or labeling of its container, except that the term does not include:
(1) by an ultimate user, the preparation or
compounding of a controlled substance for his own use;
(2) by a practitioner or his authorized agent under
his supervision, the preparation, compounding, packaging, or labeling of a controlled substance:
(A) as an incident to his administering or
dispensing of a controlled substance in the course of his professional practice; or
(B) as an incident to lawful research, teaching
or chemical analysis and not for sale; or
(3) the preparation, compounding, packaging, or
labeling of cannabis as an incident to lawful research, teaching, or chemical analysis and not for sale.
"Owner" means a person who has possession of or any interest whatsoever in the property involved.
"Person" means an individual, a corporation, a government, a governmental subdivision or agency, a business trust, an estate, a trust, a partnership or association, or any other entity.
"Production" means planting, cultivating, tending, or harvesting.
"Property" means real property, including things growing on, affixed to, and found in land, and tangible or intangible personal property, including rights, services, privileges, interests, claims, and securities.
(Source: P.A. 96-328, eff. 8-11-09.)
Last modified: February 18, 2015