Five Rhode Island licensed medical cannabis compassion centers have gotten the green light to launch sales on or after December 1.

“This milestone is the result of a carefully executed process to ensure that our state’s entry into this emerging market was done in a safe, controlled and equitable manner,” Governor Dan McKee said in a press release issued on Tuesday. “It is also a win for our statewide economy and our strong, locally based cannabis supply chain, which consists of nearly 70 licensed cultivators, processors and manufacturers in addition to our licensed compassion centers.”

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