New York’s medical marijuana reforms could expand patient pool

Two changes to New York’s medical marijuana program – one this week and the other coming next week – could bolster the state’s lagging MMJ patient pool. A new rule allowing physician assistants to certify patients for MMJ took effect Wednesday, the Albany Times Union reported, following an earlier regulation that permitted nurse practitioners to do the same. And on March 22, chronic pain will formally be added to the list of qualifying conditions that allows patients to register to purchase medical cannabis. Both changes, particularly the addition of chronic pain, could have a significant impact on the ... New York’s medical marijuana reforms could expand patient pool is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs