June 11, 2022 5:40 pm
SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (WLNE) — A new, delivery-only medical marijuana dispensary is set to open in South Kingstown and will serve patients throughout Rhode Island.
Sweetspot Dispensary is the first medical cannabis compassion center to open in R.I. in more than eight years.
According to a release from the company, the dispensary is one of the winners in last year’s lottery to bring new compassion centers to the state.
“We are going to collaborate with all cultivators and processors in Rhode Island to offer more than 19,000 Rhode Island medical marijuana card holders diverse medical cannabis products through our innovative delivery system,” said Jason Webski, of Sweetspot Dispensary. “With the blessing of state regulators, we will be offering statewide home delivery to medical marijuana patients in every community in Rhode Island. Our South Kingstown location will be a consultation-only office, offering personalized information to educate patients in need,” Webski added.
The Rhode Island facility is led by R.I. native and Marine Corps veteran Blake Costa.
Sweetspot said its affiliates are building cannabis facilities in Maine, Maryland, Connecticut and New Jersey.
In May, the state’s governor signed legislation making R.I. the 19th