Rhode Island Medical Cannabis Business & Marijuana Legal News

MMJ Patient Boom in Rhode Island

John Schroyer  | July 24, 2015

Rhode Island’s three medical cannabis dispensaries must be pleased: In the past two and a half years, their customer base has exploded.

The number of registered patients has soared from 4,489 in 2013 to 11,620 currently, Continue]

RI Legalization: Increasing Support, Election-Year Difficulties

Marijuana Business Daily staff  | March 19, 2014

Legislative support for Rhode Island’s proposed law to legalize recreational cannabis is growing, according to the bill’s sponsor. However, election-year realities may delay the bill’s passage to 2015.

State Rep. Edith Ajello (D-Providence) said that 29 members of Rhode Island’s House of Representatives have Continue]

Email Marketing Under Attack in R.I.

Fred Dreier  | February 6, 2014

Rhode Island’s attorney general has put the kibosh on email marketing campaigns for the medical marijuana industry there.

Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin contacted the Thomas C. Slater Compassion Center to denounce … [Continue]

Which States Will Legalize Recreational Marijuana in 2014?

Fred Dreier  | January 15, 2014

This article is the first in a two-part series. Next week, we’ll highlight states with the best chances of passing medical marijuana legislation this year.

The marijuana industry has enjoyed mainstream headlines since Colorado rolled out its recreational marijuana industry on Jan. 1. But advocates … [Continue]