Cannabis in Rhode Island

While recreational use of cannabis in Rhode Island remains illegal, medical marijuana in Rhode Island has been helping patients find relief and cope with their ailments since 2006.

Additionally, Rhode Island allows for qualified out-of-state patients to access and purchase marijuana from their dispensaries. Out-of-state patients only need to bring their relevant home-state documentation.

For more detail into the RI process, read: How to get a medical card in Rhode Island.

How to qualify for medical marijuana in rhode island

Compared to other states, Rhode Island accepts a larger variety of qualifying conditions for medical marijuana. See the list here.

Unlike in other states, Rhode Island does not require that you have tried traditional treatments for the condition before applying.

Please note that some doctors make it a policy not to recommend marijuana as a treatment for any condition. To avoid these situations, you can use Heally to connect with a medical marijuana doctor online in Rhode Island.

How does Heally Work in Rhode Island?

To get your Rhode Island medical marijuana card with Heally, firstcreate an account. Then, we’ll connect you with one of our doctors in a telehealth appointment that works with your schedule. If the doctor thinks cannabis is the right treatment for you, you’ll receive a signed Practitioner Written Certification Form that you can should use to submit along with your Patient Application Form. Once approved, the Rhode Island Health Department will mail you a medical marijuana card within 5-10 days. The whole process will cost $200, pending your doctor’s approval of his/her standard of care.

Compared to other states, Rhode Island accepts a larger variety of qualifying conditions for medical marijuana. See the list here.

Unlike in other states, Rhode Island does not require that you have tried traditional treatments for the condition before applying.

Please note that some doctors make it a policy not to recommend marijuana as a treatment for any condition. To avoid these situations, you can use Heally to connect with a medical marijuana doctor online in Rhode Island.

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