Politician Info
B Brian Sager (D - IL)

Candidate in race for State House District 63

Position on Marijuana Legalization

In a questionnaire sent out by Chicago NORML, the candidate sent back the following answer:

Q: The Cannabis Regulation and Tax act, which was passed last year legalized up to 30 grams of cannabis for purchase by all adults over the age of 21. In doing so we also made history as a state by including expungement provisions never passed in any other state. Do you support further expungement of past cannabis convictions?

A: Yes...the current law allows expungement within certain parameters.  Again, I believe opportunities to relax those parameters will be forthcoming and will be natural evolutions of the law.
Position on Marijuana Decriminalization

In a questionnaire sent out by Chicago NORML, the candidate sent back the following answer:

Q: In 2016, Governor Rauner signed SB2228, making possession of up to 10 grams of cannabis a civil offense punishable by a fine of between $100 and $200. Currently in 2020 the possession of up to 30 grams is legal and comes with 0 penalties. But possession of 31 or more grams is still criminally charged. Do you support further decriminalization of possession of larger quantities of cannabis over 30 grams? 

A: Yes...30 grams is a rather small and initially arbitrary figure.  I would be willing to support a justifiably higher amount for legal possession, especially for medical purposes.

Position on Medical Marijuana

In a questionnaire sent out by Chicago NORML, the candidate sent back the following answer:

Q: The Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act, the pilot program for medicinal cannabis in Illinois, was made permanent as well as expanded, last year. Would you support continued expansion to the list of qualifying conditions, as well as further protections for patient supply and cost in light of adult-use legalization?

A: Yes...I expect the opportunities for expanded medical use will arise and, depending on the medical justification, would be willing to support the natural evolution of the legislation.

Contact Brian Sager

Email: drbriansager@gmail.com

Web: https://people4briansager.com/?fbclid=IwAR27kcuBt2WZV-_4WSztyAAjA0_ZPpnY4m64pyiLktC1zGDOJvuqeTSYR4I

Phone: 815-690-2737

Address

811 Regina Court

Woodstock, IL 60098

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