Proposed R.I. medical marijuana regulations call for lottery, new zones for dispensaries

SETH BOCK, CEO of Greenleaf Compassionate Care Center in Portsmouth, one of three regulated marijuana dispensaries in the state, walks among marijuana plants at his Newport facility in 2018. / PBN FILE PHOTO/KATE WHITNEY LUCEY
SETH BOCK, CEO of Greenleaf Compassionate Care Center in Portsmouth, one of three regulated marijuana dispensaries in the state, walks among marijuana plants at his Newport facility in 2018. / PBN FILE PHOTO/KATE WHITNEY LUCEY
PROVIDENCE – Proposed regulations for Rhode Island’s medical marijuana industry that were unveiled Thursday seek to limit growth to six new dispensaries in specific zones throughout the state. The regulations, submitted Thursday by the R.I. Department of Business Regulation to the Secretary of State's office, also outline a random selection process for potential vendors that…

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