To qualify for Rhode Island medical cannabis, patients suffering from one (1) or more of the following conditions may be approved for a medical marijuana license: Cancer, Glaucoma, HIV, AIDS, Hepatitis C; or a chronic or debilitating disease or medical condition or its treatment that produces one or more of the following: Cachexia; severe, debilitating, chronic pain; severe nausea; seizures(epilepsy); or severe and persistent muscle spasms (MS, or Crohn’s disease); or agitation of Alzheimer’s Disease. If one or more of these conditions are chronic or debilitating in a nature, a medical marijuana doctor may recommend the affected patient for medical cannabis to address these health problems. A qualified physician to recommend medical marijuana in Rhode Island must be a doctor licensed to practice medicine (MD), with authority to prescribe drugs, or a physician licensed with authority to prescribe drugs in Massachusetts or Connecticut. The physician should provide, after a review of a patient’s full medical history, a letter of recommendation stating the patient suffers from one of the above medical conditions. Contact a medical marijuana registration company to get connected with a qualified medical marijuana physician in Rhode Island.