Is Cannabis Legal in Rhode Island?
Cannabis in Rhode Island is only legal for medical purposes.
Date of Legalization
Rhode Island legalized the medical use of cannabis in 2006.
Rules concerning medical cannabis can be found within Rhode Island’s statutes
Within Rhode Island’s medical use framework patients may possess 2.5 ounces of dried medical marijuana and may cultivate within their homes up to 12 mature plants and 12 immature plants. Possession by adult non-patients of 1 ounce or less of marijuana is a decriminalized civil offense with a penalty of $150.