Medical Marijuana Program
Pursuant to the Act (defined below), the Department is responsible for licensing and regulatory oversight of cultivators and cooperative cultivations and oversight of medical marijuana plant tagging requirements.
Effective January 1, 2017, the Department will also license and regulate Rhode Island’s compassion centers.
- Norman Birenbaum, Principal Policy & Economic Analyst
- The Edward O. Hawkins and Thomas C. Slater Medical Marijuana Act, RI Gen. Laws § 21-28.6-1et seq., as amended by Article 14 of the budget, RI Public Laws 2016, ch. 142, Article 14 (the “Act”).
Statutes, Rules and Regulations
Applications for Licenses Issued by the Department
Please contact the Department’s Medical Marijuana Program personnel at:
or call (401) 462-9500.