The unfortunate reality is that there are many Illinoisans that have to
make decisions between food and medicine, this is a humanitarian crisis;
Legislation must be passed to prevent price gouging on prescription drugs.
Pharmaceuticals like the Epi-Pen and Naloxone have gone up 100s of
percentage points in price in a very short amount of time.
Illegal drug use must be looked at more as a public health issue than a
criminal justice one. The State must look at community based alternatives
to rehab and treatment.