Sixth medical marijuana dispensary to open in Rhode Island

Mother Earth Wellness in Pawtucket is ready to do business

Rhode Island’s latest medical marijuana dispensary has announced their plans to open on November 21st. The Mother Earth Wellness dispensary is located at 125 Esten Avenue in Pawtucket. The business was awarded a medical marijuana license by the Department of Business Regulation back in April after being the only qualified applicant in the state’s lottery for the region. With the opening of Mother Earth Wellness medical marijuana patients in Rhode Island now have six different compassion centers to choose from. Rhode Island started the year with only three medical marijuana dispensaries.

In October Rhode Island opened applications for hybrid cannabis licenses. According to reporting from WPRI, the Department of Business Regulation has not issued any hybrid licenses yet but confirms that five facilities have submitted an application. A Hybrid license gives medical marijuana dispensaries the ability to sell recreational marijuana which could start as soon as December 1st.

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