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The state Department of Health is making changes
The Department of Health announced new proposed regulations that would make changes to the state’s medical marijuana program to improve access.
New York’s program has been criticized by the Marijuana Policy Project and patient advocates as being unnecessarily restrictive. Initial patient registration numbers were low compared to other state programs.
Proposed regulations will be published in the New York State Register on Aug. 23 and will be subject to a 30-day public comment period before they can be adopted.
Here are the proposed regulations for the medical marijuana program.
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Expanding the variety of medical marijuana products
Under new regulations, registered organizations will be able to manufacture and distribute additional products. This includes topicals and certain non-smokable forms of ground plant material.
Topicals would include: lotions, ointments, patches, solid and semi-solid products like chewable and effervescent tablets and lozenges.
All products will be subject to rigorous testing. The department reserves the right to exclude inappropriate products or