MEDICAL MARIJUANA REGISTRY

Yes

QUALIFYING CONDITIONS

• Alzheimer's Disease
• Cachexia
• Cancer
• Chronic pain
• Crohn's disease
• Glaucoma
• Hepatitis C
• HIV/AIDS
• Nausea
• Persistent muscle spasms
• Post traumatic stress disorder
• Seizures
• Other conditions are subject to approval

PATIENT POSSESSION LIMITS

Two and one-half ounces

HOME CULTIVATION

Yes, up to 12 plants and 12 seedlings. All marijuana must be cultivated in one location. All marijuana must be cultivated in one location. Must be stored in an indoor facility.

Two or more cardholders may cooperatively cultivate marijuana in residential or non-residential locations subject to the following restrictions:
Non-residential - no more than 10 ounces of usable marijuana, 48 mature marijuana plants, and 48 seedlings.

Residential - no more than 10 ounces of useable marijuana, 24 mature marijuana plants, and 24 seedlings.

STATE LICENSED MEDICAL MARIJUANA DISPENSARIES

Yes, no more than three

MEDICAL MARIJUANA STATUTES

• R.I. Gen. Laws § 21-28.6-4(k) (2006)
• R.I. Gen. Laws § 21-28.6 (2006)
• R.I. Gen. Laws 1956, §21-28.6-3 (9) (2006)

CAREGIVERS

Yes, the caregiver must be 21 years of age or older. Primary caregiver may assist no more than 5 qualifying patients with their medical use of marijuana. Patients can appoint no more than one caregiver.

RECIPROCITY

Yes, authorizes a patient with a debilitating medical condition, with a registry identification card (or its equivalent), to engage in the medical use of marijuana. Also authorizes a person to assist with the medical use of marijuana by a patient with a debilitating medical condition.
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