Last week, the Department of Health (DOH) released its second report on the state’s medical marijuana program, called the Compassionate Care Act.

The report t shows that and 656 doctors statewide have registered to prescribe medical marijuana and 6,415 patients have been certified to be treated with the drug.

The report also makes a number of recommendations to expand and improve the program, including reviewing whether the drug should be used for chronic severe pain; registering five additional companies over the next two years; allowing nurse practitioners to certify patients; allowing schools to administer the drug under limited circumstances; evaluating home delivery for patients; and expanding companies’ ability to advertise their products.