Rhode Island: Marijuana Tax Handbook

Rhode Island:

Rhode Island Marijuana Tax Rate

Sales Tax Medical Excise Tax Medical Max Medical Tax Sales Tax Recreational Excise Tax Recreational Max Recreational Tax
7.00% N/A 7.00% N/A N/A N/A

2024 Rhode Island Marijuana Tax Handbook

Rhode Island patients are required to pay a 7.00% sales tax on every purchase of medical marijuana. There is no additional excise tax on medical marijuana in Rhode Island.

Recreational marijuana is illegal in Rhode Island, so there are no taxes for it.

About Rhode Island Marijuana Tax


Rhode Island's 'compassion centers' must pay a surcharge of 4% on a monthly basis.

What is the most recent revenue statistic for Rhode Island?

$56 million in 2019

The sales tax is used to help run the compassion centers

Is the Rhode Island Marijuana Tax Weight-Based or Percentage-of-price-Based?

Rhode Island's marijuana program uses a Percentage-of-price tax system. This means that the tax charged is calculated using the retail price of the Marijuana at the time of purchase.

Does Rhode Island have a Controlled Substances Tax?

Rhode Island does not have a Controlled Substances tax involving Marijuana.

How do Rhode Island's marijuana taxes compare to the states around it?

New York

Note: It is illegal to transport marijuana accross state lines.

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