Illinois Governor JB Pritzker signed two measures expanding what conditions are included for the state’s medical marijuana program and who’s allowed to authorize it.

The state’s medical marijuana law has been expanded to let nurse practitioners certify a person’s eligibility.

Pritzker signed the bill adding expansions to the medical marijuana law that went into effect in 2013. Senate Bill 2023 would also let physicians’ assistants make the same determination as to a person’s need for medical marijuana.

Right now, only doctors have the authority to make the decision.

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