Law(s): Senate Bill 0710 (52-10 House; 33-1 Senate)
Amount: >2 1/2 ounces
Number of Plants: 12 plants (stored indoors)
Reciprocity: Yes, but only for the conditions approved in Rhode Island
Statutes: R.I. Gen. Laws § 21-28.6 (2006)
Rhode Island Medical Marijuana Brief Summary:
In 2009 Lawmakers enacted legislation authorizing the establishment of state-licensed not-for-profit 'compassion centers' to "acquire, possess, cultivate, manufacture, deliver, transfer, transport, supply or dispense marijuana, or related supplies and educational materials, to registered qualifying patients and their registered primary caregivers."
Rhode Island Medical Marijuana Approved Conditions:
cachexia or wasting syndrome
severe chronic pain
seizures (persistent muscle spasms)
Other medical condition or its treatment as approved by the state Department of Health.
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