Medical Marijuana Doctors in Rhode Island

Medical Cannabis Doctors in Rhode Island (RI)

Are you looking to get your medical marijuana prescription in Rhode Island? The talented team of doctors that work with CalmEffect are here to help guide you through every single step of the process.

Keep reading to learn the CalmEffect difference and how to get your medical card in RI.

Complete Medical Consultations

Medical cannabis can be used for many different symptoms and patients can often get a bit confused by the process. Let our talented staff help you.

Simple 3 Step Process

Want to get your medical cannabis prescription quickly and efficiently? Our 3 step process allows you to get in contact with a doctor near you fast.

Am I Eligible?

If you are in a medical marijuana state, and suffer from a condition that can be treated with cannabis, inquire with our Doctor’s for a consultation today!

Connect with MMJ Doctors in Rhode Island

With a growing roster of Doctors who can prescribe cannabis all over RI, Calm Effect is ready to help. Learn how you can get your medical card in Rhode Island by filling out the form on this page.

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Our 3- Step Doctor Process Works.

By following these steps, if your doctor recommends medical marijuana as a solution for your condition and unique symptoms, you’ll be eligible for a Rhode Island medical marijuana card with access to our growing roster of dispensaries across the entire state. Mail-order and walk ins are available.

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Rhode Island Medical Marijuana Doctors: Our Service Areas

Our roster of Medical Cannabis Doctors are ready to serve you in these areas and more. Once connecting with a Doctor through Calm Effect, you will have access to our roster of medical marijuana dispensary locations:


  • Providence


  • Newport

Rhode Island – Qualifying Conditions:

  • Cancer or the treatment of this condition
  • Glaucoma or the treatment of this condition
  • Positive status for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) or the treatment of this condition
  • Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) or the treatment of this condition
  • Hepatitis C or the treatment of this condition
  • A chronic or debilitating disease or medical condition or its treatment that produces one or more of the following:
    • Cachexia or wasting syndrome
    • Severe, debilitating, chronic pain
    • Severe nausea
    • Seizures, including but not limited to those characteristic of epilepsy
    • Severe and persistent muscle spasms, including but not limited to those characteristic of multiple sclerosis or Crohn’s disease
    • Agitation related to Alzheimer’s Disease

Stay Updated with CalmEffect, Rhode Island!

1/11/21 – President-elect Joe Biden’s pick to lead the post-COVID economic recovery as commerce secretary-Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo (D)– wants legal marijuana to be sold in government-run stores. She has floated the plan in her state, though it’s not clear what cannabis moves she’d push to make as part of the federal government.

1/8/21 – As Rhode Island’s Senate president takes steps to prepare a marijuana legalization bill, he’s criticizing Gov. Gina Raimondo’s (D) plan for sales in state-run stores. Meanwhile, another lawmaker is putting “a good 95% chance” on legal cannabis passing in 2021.

12/23/20 – Rhode Island’s Senate president took the first step toward legalizing marijuana in 2021 by tasking two top lawmakers with drafting a bill. One of them, the chamber’s majority leader, disagrees with the governor’s plan to have cannabis sold in state-run stores.

12/16/20 – Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo (D) said she plans to continue pushing for marijuana legalization through a state-run model in 2021.

11/18/20 – Medical Marijuana in Rhode Island MILESTONE – The Rhode Island Senate Finance Committee has scheduled a hearing on marijuana legalization for Wednesday. The move comes days after leaders in both the House and Senate said the state will seriously consider legalizing cannabis in 2021.

11/17/20 – Rhode Island’s incoming House speaker said the chamber is “very close” to having majority support for legalizing marijuana, and he’s “absolutely” open to enacting it in 2021. The comments follow the Senate majority leader calling for legal cannabis this month.

11/13/20 – Rhode Island’s incoming House speaker reiterated that he is open to considering legalizing marijuana in 2021.

11/10/20 – Rhode Island’s Senate majority leader said it’s time to legalize marijuana, and the body’s president and incoming House speaker also expressed more openness to ending cannabis prohibition than previously now that the state is seeking revenue to recover from the coronavirus pandemic.

9/29/20 – Rhode Island regulators published an annual report on the state’s medical cannabis program.

8/31/20 – Rhode Island Democratic congressional candidate Dylan Conley tweeted, “Tens of thousands of people sit in jails today for cannabis offenses while fellow citizens are taking advantage of curbside pick-up of cleverly packaged cannabis products from dispensaries owned by publicly traded corporations. The reality is unjust.”

8/28/20 – Rhode Island regulators released guidance on warnings that dispensaries must display when selling medical cannabis products.

8/26/20 – Rhode Island’s Senate president said he thinks the social costs of legalizing marijuana outweigh revenue that would be generated, but his Democratic primary opponent supports it.

8/19/20 – Rhode Island Democratic congressional candidate Dylan Conley tweeted, “As your congressman I’ll fight to right the ship of the cannabis industry. As more and more states legalize its use, roughly 40,000 Americans continue to sit in jail for cannabis-related offenses. That must change.”

8/3/20 – Rhode Island Gina Raimondo (D) said she is going to continue pushing marijuana legalization.

7/24/20 – Rhode Island’s three medical cannabis dispensaries sold $59.7 worth of products in the past year.

7/21/20 – Rhode Island regulators licensed the state’s first marijuana sampling and testing lab.

6/2/20 – The Rhode Island Supreme Court upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit from a medical cannabis patient who was fired by his employer for refusing to take a drug test.

5/25/20 – Rhode Island regulators sent a bulletin about the use of hemp and hemp-derived CBD in the state’s medical cannabis program.

5/15/20 – Rhode Island senators filed a bill to track hemp and marijuana using blockchain technology.

5/7/20 – A Rhode Island representative authored an op-ed on the need for the state to legalize marijuana.

4/27/20 – Rhode Island regulators are extending expiration dates for medical cannabis registration cards during the coronavirus pandemic.

3/30/20 – Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo’s (D)  coronavirus stay-at-home order exempts medical cannabis compassion centers as critical businesses.

3/26/20 – Rhode Island regulators are directing medical cannabis patients and caregivers to email their documents amid the coronavirus outbreak instead of physically going to a state office as previously required.

1/27/20 – The Rhode Island Senate Judiciary Committee and House Judiciary Committee will hold Tuesday hearings on legislation to overhaul medical cannabis regulations.

1/20/20 – Rhode Island’s House speaker said “this is not the year” for legalizing marijuana.

1/17/20 – Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo (D) submitted a 2021 budget proposal to lawmakers that includes a plan to legalize marijuana and sell it through state-run stores.

1/13/20 – Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Rep. James Langevin (D-RI) oppose federal marijuana legalization.

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