20 of the 50 states have legalized the medical use of marijuana, but according to federal law, marijuana is an illegal substance with no legitimate medical use. This guide will provide a starting point for research on all aspects of this issue
The sites linked below contain information specific to the medical marijuana situation in Rhode Island, including state laws and regulations.
Rhode Island Department of Health Web Site Current information about the state's medical marijuana programs, including information about compassion centers, information for medical professionals, patients and caregivers, new patient registration, and links to program regulations and reports.
Rhode Island Patient Advocacy Coalition (RIPAC) a nonprofit organization comprised of local medical marijuana patients, caregivers, doctors, advocacy groups, and others who are interested in medical marijuana.
NBC 10 News reports about Medical Marijuana in Rhode Island. Choose to view "by date" to see the most recent information.