DPH slows medical marijuana fixes, infuriating patients

Governor Charlie Baker’s administration has frozen an effort to expand the availability of medical marijuana, infuriating advocates who say the long-pending regulatory changes — which include allowing more medical professionals to prescribe and administer the drug — would help tens of thousands of sick patients.

“Medical marijuana patients are being told to wait and take a back seat by the Department of Public Health while the adult-use [recreational] industry gets priority,” said Michael Latulippe, development director of the Massachusetts Patient Advocacy Alliance.

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