Office Of Cannabis Regulation

Program Operations

Pursuant to the Edward O. Hawkins and Thomas C. Slater Medical Marijuana Act, RI Gen. Laws § 21-28.6-1et seq., the Office is responsible for licensing and regulatory oversight of compassion centers, cultivators, and cooperative cultivations and oversight of medical marijuana plant tagging requirements.

Also, pursuant to the Hemp Growth Act, RI Gen. Laws § 2-26-1, et seq., the Office is responsible for licensing and regulatory oversight of Industrial Hemp growers and handlers, and CBD consumable retailers and distributors. 

Licensing Portal

Licensing Portal

Please visit our Licensing Portal to find all Commercial Cannabis applications as well as applications for Registration ID (key staff) and Home Grow (plant tags). 


Are you having technical issues or need Portal support? Please contact us at, we will respond within 24 business hours.

Contact the Cannabis Control Commission

To contact the Cannabis Control Commission directly please use the below button to e-mail them. 

Alternatively you can call the general line at 401-921-3010


Email the CCC

Licenses Issued by the OCR

The below links will take you to the respective pages of each of our license classes:

Compassion Centers


Industrial Hemp Program

CBD Consumable Products

Patient and Caregiver Resources

Patient & Caregiver Resources

This page offers resources for Patients and Caregivers as well as information on Plant Tag Certificates and Cooperative Cultivations.



This page contains all announcements, alerts, bulletins, and guidance from the Office of Cannabis Regulation. 

Statutory & Regulatory Authority

Statutory & Regulatory Authority

This page contains the Rules and Regulations that give the Office its authority.

Program Data

Program Data

This page contains data from our Programs for research and analytics.

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