Providence permits weed delivery services for medical and recreational cannabis. However, only Rhode Island-licensed dispensaries can engage in marijuana delivery operations within the city's borders and they must comply with the state's weed delivery rules. Marijuana consumers in the city require a form of ID to receive weed deliveries.
Yes, medical marijuana delivery is legal in Providence. Per Section 21-26.6-12 of the Edward O. Hawkins and Thomas C. Slater Medical Marijuana Act, licensed compassion centers are approved to deliver medical marijuana to the following persons in Providence:
Yes, Rhode Island-licensed cannabis retailers can sell recreational marijuana products by delivery in Providence. The Rhode Island Cannabis Act legalized adult-use cannabis in 2022 and provides for the retail sales of marijuana, including sale by delivery, for recreational purposes.
Yes, marijuana consumers in Providence can place orders online for their medical marijuana needs through dispensaries' websites. Licensed marijuana dispensaries can deliver to any part of the city, but they must do so in compliance with Rhode Island weed delivery rules. Dispensaries' marijuana delivery services cannot be outsourced; their employees must run them.
Recreational marijuana consumers can order up to 1 ounce of marijuana flowers or an equivalent quantity of cannabis concentrates for delivery in Providence. Conversely, registered patients can order up to 2.5 ounces of dried cannabis or its equivalent amount in marijuana concentrate form for delivery every 15 days.
Under Rhode Island's marijuana laws, registered patients aged 18 years or older can use weed delivery services for medical cannabis in Providence. In contrast, a person must be at least 21 years old to order recreational weed for delivery in the city. Caregivers to registered patients under 18 can also use weed delivery services on behalf of their patients.
The only entities allowed to provide weed delivery services in Providence are Rhode Island-licensed cannabis dispensaries. The state does not permit or license delivery-only dispensaries at this time.
Currently, the only licensed dispensary in Providence provides weed delivery services to eligible cannabis consumers in the city. However, consumers may find other weed delivery services run by licensed dispensaries nearby by querying the internet with "weed delivery services near me".
Yes. Patients' or caregivers' medical marijuana registration cards (medical marijuana cards) issued under the Rhode Island Medical Marijuana Program are needed to receive medical marijuana deliveries in Providence. Recreational consumers must provide valid IDs to receive their orders.