Get Your Medical Marijuana Card In Rhode Island
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How To Get a Medical Marijuana Card in Rhode Island
About Cannabis in RI
Receive the doctor’s certification the day of you approval. Once you have that certification complete, you need to register with the State of Rhode Island. You can complete the application here: RHODE ISLAND APPLICATION. Once you submit your application, you will receive a reply from the state within 10 days. They will ask you to come in and take a photo for your medical marijuana card.. When your official card is ready, you will receive it in the mail in 2 weeks from the state. As soon as you have your card in hand, you’re welcome to begin visiting any dispensaries the dispensary and making purchases.
*Disclaimer – Currently our only doctor certified to license patients for cannabis treatment in Rhode Island has an office right outside of Boston in Stroughton, Massachusetts. We will be adding other locations in Rhode Island in the future, however for now, patients will have to travel to this location to be certified from a Veriheal doctor.
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I have to live in Rhode Island to become a Medical Marijuana Patient in Rhode Island?
Yes. You need to show a Rhode Island ID and show that you have a Rhode Island address.
How do I apply for a medical marijuana card?
In applying for a medical marijuana card, one must provide the following: full name, date of birth, address, telephone number and email address if any, a valid ID, and at least 18 years of age, else you will need to provide a consent from a parent or guardian. And a statement that indicates your age and residency.
What is the process to obtain a medical marijuana card?
Book an appointment with a Veriheal doctor who will review your ailments and medical condition. Next, once you are evaluated and approved, you will receive a medical cannabis recommendation from our licensed RI doctor and have to register with the state to complete your application.
How can I find a registered physician?
No need to worry. We provide the Rhode Island physicians for you.
Do I need to see the physician on video or do I just go right in person?
For Rhode Island, you will be going right into the doctor’s office. If you are not approved your consultation is free! We have a 99% approval rate so if you are not approved, you will be refunded in full.
How long does the consultation usually take?
The medical evaluation usually takes 10-15 minutes.
What if I am not approved?
If you are not approved then your consultation is free. We entail a network of highly qualified medical practitioners who are willing to evaluate any patient to see if they qualify for medical cannabis. We have a 99% approval rate so if you are not approved, you are refunded in full.
I think I’m ready to get my card, how can I get things started?
Click “Get My Card Now” below and we can get you approved in no time!
My primary care is not registered, can I still get a recommendation from them?
No you can not. You can only get approved for medical marijuana from a practitioner that has registered with the Rhode Island Medical Marijuana Program. And for that we provide you a physician so you do not need to go through your primary care physicians.
Does chronic pain now qualify me for medical cannabis?
Yes it does! RI now allows people with chronic pain to be approved for medical marijuana use.
Are there different kinds of medical marijuana?
There are many different strains of medical marijuana that provide different types of relief. Contact us HERE to provide you more details based on your needs. Our registered physicians will be able to recommend different options.
What is the Cost?
The cost is $199 and that covers your medical evaluation, your consultation with a licensed Rhode Island practitioner registered with the state, and an authorized certification for medical marijuana purchases. For $379 you and a friend or family member can both get your cards for a nice little discount.
Can I use medical marijuana in public?
No. The medical marijuana is prohibited to be used in public places under the law.
Where are the dispensaries in RI? Is there a dispensary near me?
There are already tons of dispensaries all over the state. You can see a list of dispensaries HERE.
Once I get my card, what type of medicine can I buy from RI dispensaries?
RI has one of the most diverse medical marijuana programs, allowing all patients access to a variety of medical cannabis options. If you get your DC cannabis card, you get access to:
- Dry Flower
Does Veriheal operate in other states?
Yes! Check our homepage for a list of active states.