seth bock http://ripr.org en Medical Marijuana Stores: More Spa, Less Pharmacy http://ripr.org/post/medical-marijuana-stores-more-spa-less-pharmacy <p>In April, Rhode Island’s <a href="http://www.ripr.org/term/thomas-c-slater">first medical marijuana dispensary</a> – the Thomas C. Slater Compassion Center - opened for business in Providence. This weekend, the second is scheduled to open in Portsmouth. We visited the <a href="http://greenleafcare.org/">Greenleaf</a> compassion center as workers rushed to finish the stylish interior.</p><p>The marijuana might be medical, but the retail space is anything but.</p> Wed, 29 May 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 15940 at http://ripr.org Medical Marijuana Stores: More Spa, Less Pharmacy