On Jan. 4, 2017, Rhode Island’s Department of Business Regulation issued licenses to the state’s first three medical marijuana cultivators, all of which are based in Warwick.
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Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo recently estimated that if The Ocean State legalizes recreational marijuana, it could generate between $10 to $15 million in revenue during its first year.
The emergency is this: state officials fear that if they cut off the caregiver supply to the dispensaries without giving enough time for a seamless transition to the licensed cultivators, prices could skyrocket, driving patients further to the black market.