Week in Review: New York’s MMJ changes, RI committee finally meets & advocacy group forms

By John Schroyer and Omar Sacirbey New York tweaks its medical marijuana program, a Rhode Island MMJ committee meets eight years after its formation, and a new cannabis advocacy group is born. Here’s a closer look at some notable developments in the marijuana industry over the past week. Not enough change? New York’s medical marijuana program implemented two major reforms in recent weeks: Chronic pain is now a qualifying condition, and physician assistants are permitted to certify patients for MMJ. While that should help make the state’s five licensed MMJ producers more viable business models, further changes ... Week in Review: New York’s MMJ changes, RI committee finally meets & advocacy group forms is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs