Call to Action IL HB4106 Outline
SENDING E-MAILS - WHAT/WHO TO WRITE:
To Representative Katie Stuart regarding Bill HB4106,
My name is ________, I'm a __-year old _________ from _________ and I'd like to voice my concern about HB4106 [Then BRIEFLY summarize]:
-How you came to use kratom (did you learn about it in a chronic pain support group, etc.)
-What ailments you suffer, what treatments haven't worked (prescriptions, surgery, etc.), how long you've been dealing with your condition, how long you've been using kratom and how many/what medications you've been able to quit.
-What kratom means to you (has it given you your life back, have you gone back to work, can you play with your, exercise or travel, etc., something anecdotal about why kratom is important and should be available).
-Conclusion: Kratom is a safe alternative to pharmaceutical drugs with important medicinal uses and has changed my life, so I'm asking you to please vote against HB4106.
If you have questions about kratom, please visit www.americankratom.org. Thank you for your time and service to the state.
***Please be professional and polite, keeping it as short as possible. Their aides are probably reading these and the moment they notice anything irrational, disrespectful, or get lost due to length, they'll just move on.
Phone Calls 217-782-8018 (Springfield)
Phone calls are similar except you have less time to get your message out. Tell Representative Stuart you would like to voice your concerns about House Bill HB4106, that you are a medicinal user of kratom, and what negative consequences banning kratom would have on your quality of life. If you’ve written an e-mail, tell them you'd like to make sure they received it.