The price of medical marijuana varies from one dispensary to another in Rhode Island. The cost of medical marijuana is affected by cannabis quality, cultivar, product type, and dispensary location. The average cost of 1 ounce of high-quality marijuana in Rhode Island is $308 while 1 ounce of medium-quality marijuana is $255. The average price of 1 joint (0.66 grams) of high-quality marijuana in the state is $7.16.
No. Rhode Island dispensaries, or medical marijuana compassion centers, do not accept credit cards for medical marijuana orders or purchases. This is because credit card companies and banks do not process marijuana-related transactions as marijuana is illegal at the federal level. Cash and debit cards are accepted at Rhode Island dispensaries.
Yes. Medical marijuana sold at Rhode Island dispensaries are taxed at 7%.
In Rhode Island, there is a 10% excise tax, a 7% sales tax, and an additional 3% municipality tax on recreational marijuana. As a result, it is very likely that adult-use cannabis costs more than medical cannabis.
There are no state-sponsored price-reducing programs for certain groups of patients, such as veterans and the indigent, in Rhode Island. However, qualified patients can benefit from loyalty programs and discounts offered at dispensaries during various times of the year when purchasing medical marijuana. Rhode Islanders can also save money on their medical cannabis spending when they: