Marijuana Legalization

Rhode Island

Last updated: March 12, 2020

Marijuana legalization in Rhode Island

Is marijuana legal in Rhode Island?

Medical marijuana is legal in Rhode Island. Recreational marijuana is illegal in Rhode Island.

Medical marijuana in Rhode Island has been legal since 2006. Rhode Island’s medical dispensary system began in 2009.

There is large scale support for legalization in the state, and the Governor is pushing for it to happen in 2020.