Politician Info
A Aaron Ortiz (D - IL) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE MEDICAL USE
"Credible science shows that marijuana is not anymore a gateway drug than alcohol or cigarettes."

Holds office State House District 1

Candidate in race for State House District 1

Position on Marijuana Legalization

"Credible science shows that marijuana is not anymore a gateway drug than alcohol or cigarettes. Marijuana use has persisted for decades despite attempts to curb its use. Better to take away the economic incentive for the illegal production and distribution and regulate it and use it as a revenue source." (Chicago Sun Times interview, 03/05/18)

Sponsored Legislation

SB455 - Ashley's Law 2.0 (2019)

Co-sponsored Legislation

HB1438 - Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act (2019)

Votes
Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act
Yes
Medical Cannabis Sunset Bill
Yes
Ashley's Law 2.0
Yes
Contact Aaron Ortiz

Email: district@repaaronortiz.com

Web: http://ilhousedems.com/project/rep-aaron-ortiz/

Phone: 217-782-1117

Address

258-W Stratton Office Building

Springfield, IL 62706

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