Category Archives: Rhode Island

If these Northeast states legalize adult-use marijuana, they could generate billions of dollars in sales

The legalization of recreational marijuana appears poised to sweep across the Northeast, which could result in billions of dollars of business opportunities over the next few years in a densely populated region of the nation. “Now that there’s (retail marijuana) stores in Massachusetts, we are really starting to see the dominoes fall,” said Matt Schweich, […]

Rhode Island governor plans to legalize recreational marijuana

(via Wikimedia Commons) Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo will propose a framework to legalize marijuana for adult recreational use, reports the Providence Journal. Raimondo says the proposal is an effort to keep pace with neighboring states that have already ended pot prohibition, such as such as Maine, Massachusetts, and Vermont. New York and New Jersey […]

Rhode Island Approves Purified CBD for Autistic Children

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island health officials have approved a petition that will allow parents to use medical marijuana to treat autistic children. The health department requires doctors consult with pediatric specialists and use “pharmaceutic grade forms of pure CBD.” The state Department of Health says the petition will allow doctors to prescribe medical […]