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. 

Licenses Issued by the OCR

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

Compassion Centers

Cultivators

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.

Notices

Notices

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

Statutory Authority

Statutory 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.

Contact the OCR