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Psychologists One Step Closer To Prescribing Medications In Illinois

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SPRINGFIELD - Psychologists could soon prescribe medication to patients in Illinois. 

Legislation that would give psychologists prescription privileges passed a house committee Thursday.  It would also require psychologists to work with a coordinating physician.

The State Medical Society is against the bill, saying psychologists don't have enough medical training to safely dispense powerful medication.

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