Recommending Cannabis in Rhode Island

Medical professionals recommending medical cannabis must be a licensed physician in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, or Connecticut, have a practitioner-patient relationship with the qualifying patient and complete a full assessment of the patient's medical history. Physicians must Provide written certifications for qualifying patients using the Practitioner Form (see link below)

Qualifying conditions include:  Cancer, glaucoma, HIV/ AIDS, hepatitis C, cachexia or wasting syndrome, severe, debilitating, chronic pain, severe nausea, seizures, including those characteristic of epilepsy, severe and persistent muscle spasms, including those characteristic of multiple sclerosis and Crohn's disease, Alzheimer's disease and any other medical condition or treatment, approved by the DOH in the future.

Information for health care providers

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