Obtaining or renewing your medical marijuana card is quick and painless. Telemedicine is also federally accepted and has made this process even easier if you cannot leave your home! Below you will find three main resources to obtain and/or maintain safe access to your medicinal cannabis needs from the finest dispensary in New England!

To renew or obtain a new medical marijuana card in Rhode Island, follow these simple steps:

  1. Bring your Renewal Application sent by the state, or if you are a new applicant, print the following form, Rhode Island Medical Marijuana Card Application, and bring to your General Practitioner, Physician, Nurse Practitioner, Prescribing Medical Professional or qualified Patient Card Consultant for approval. If you need a new copy of your renewal forms, please contact the RI Department of Health (401) 222-5960. They will kindly send you a copy or set your copy aside for you to pick up  at their office.
  2.  Mail out Forms with Check or Money Order to the address on the front of the application
    If you intend to declare a Caregiver and/or Authorized Purchaser, follow the steps within the application.*** If you do not have a General Practitioner, you may find a Rhode Island or Massachusetts doctor on either the following website or google map search.




To renew or obtain a new medical marijuana card in Massachusetts, follow these simple steps:

  1. Meet with any Massachusetts Physician, Nurse Practitioner, or Patient Card Consultant who holds an active full license, has no prescribing restrictions, has a MA Controlled Substances Registration and has at least one established practice in the state.Once you’re eligible as determined by your physician, he or she will need to certify you with the state’s Medical Use of Marijuana Online system.
  2. Once you receive your PIN, register as a patient!Navigate to the patient registration portal, and begin the application process. Please refer to this Massachusetts Instructional on How to Register if you have questions or need help.

For those who do not want to apply online, call (617) 660-5370 to request a hard copy of the registration form to be filled out and returned to the state along with a check for $50 and copies of all pertinent documents. Allow up to 4 weeks for processing.

** If you do not have a General Practitioner, you may find a Massachusetts doctor on the following website




To renew or obtain a new medical marijuana card from Other States/CA:

* Per the Department of Business Regulations, we cannot accept Recommendations from NuggMD. We do, however, accept recommendations from other out of state physicians.
Try the following link to find an out of state physician – many of them offer online and telephone appointments!