Politician Info
A+ Bob Morgan (D - IL) LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE DECRIMINALIZE MEDICAL USE
"Illinois’ former medical cannabis czar"

Holds office State House District 58

Candidate in race for State House District 58

Biography

"He was lauded for his efforts to implement the Affordable Care Act and the Illinois Medical Cannabis Program. The state’s medical cannabis program has already helped over 35,000 residents struggling with debilitating medical conditions like cancer and PTSD, and Bob continues to advocate for patients still waiting for access to the program."  --  http://www.bobmorganforillinois.com/about/

Position on Marijuana Legalization

"I support recreational marijuana from a public health and criminal justice reform perspective. There’s no need to treat this any differently than how we treat alcohol use. It should be permissible for recreational use, regulated, taxed, and prohibited for use by children, teens and young adults."  (Chicago Sun Times, 10/19/18)

Position on Medical Marijuana

"Morgan is a healthcare policy attorney in private practice who previously served as statewide project coordinator for Illinois' medical marijuana program."  (Chicago Tribune, 09/29/17)

Sponsored Legislation

HB1438 - Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act (2019)

SB2023 - Medical Cannabis Sunset Bill (2019)

SB455 - Ashley's Law 2.0 (2019)

Comments

"Bob Morgan, Illinois’ former medical cannabis czar, estimated that the measure would help “tens of thousands of people in Illinois” who would be granted expedited access to a medical cannabis card.

“The Act adds an important new tool for physicians in Illinois — allowing a doctor to issue a medical cannabis certification instead of prescribing highly-addictive opioids,” Morgan added."   (Chicago Sun Times, 08/25/18)

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

Email: info@repbobmorgan.com

Web: http://ilhousedems.com/project/rep-bob-morgan/

Phone: 217-782-0902

Address

280-S Stratton Office Building

Springfield, IL 62706

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