ALBANY — There’s the rub. Medical marijuana will soon be available in chewable tablets, lozenges, and ointments under new regulations announced Thursday by the state Health Department.

As part of an effort to expand New York's struggling medical pot program, the Health Department announced that it would authorize several new ways patients can take the drug and also make it easier for prospective patients to gain access to licensed dispensaries.

New products to be allowed also include marijuana patches, effervescent tablets and certain non-smokable forms of ground plant material.

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