Bulletins and Guidance

Medical Marijuana notices and guidance:

The geographic boundaries and licenses available in the compassion center application zones are:

Zone

Geographic Boundaries

Number of New Licenses Available in the Zone

1

Burrillville, Cumberland, Glocester, North Smithfield, Smithfield, and Woonsocket

1

2

Central Falls, Johnston, Lincoln, North Providence, and Providence

1

3

Coventry, Foster, Scituate, West Greenwich, and West Warwick

1

4

Cranston, East Greenwich, North Kingstown, and Warwick

1

5

Charlestown, Exeter, Hopkinton, Narragansett, Richmond, South Kingstown, and Westerly

1

6

Barrington, Bristol, East Providence, Jamestown, Little Compton, Middletown, Newport, New Shoreham, Pawtucket, Portsmouth, Tiverton, and Warren

1

Information regarding non-profit corporations registered with the RI Secretary of State can be accessed via the state business registry at sos.ri.gov/divisions/business-services/search-assistance-corporate-database

OCR will issue these licenses through a fair and transparent lottery-based licensure process established in the Rules and Regulations Related to the Medical Marijuana Program Administered by the Department of Business Regulation 230-RICR-80-05-1.  See also Compassion Center Application.

Questions submitted prior to the December 1, 2020 deadline and the Department’s answers are posted below. Further information regarding the application process will be posted to the Department’s website to ensure equal access.  Please continue to check our website for the most up to date information.

Industrial Hemp & CBD notices and guidance: