Rhode Island medical cannabis sales hit new highs

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Rhode Island’s medical marijuana market is posting record numbers, with the state’s three MMJ retailers on track to total about $56 million in sales this year, up $17.8 million, or 46.6%, from last year.

The Providence Journal reports area doctors, including those in nearby Massachusetts, have written recommendations for MMJ to the more than 18,000 registered patients, helping to spur momentum for efforts to expand the number of medical cannabis retail stores in Rhode Island.

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