Slater Center Blog Post

Welcome to our new website for the Thomas C. Slater Compassion Center. We designed this with you in mind, to emphasize our commitment to helping you live better – naturally.

Cannabis is a remarkable natural resource with tremendous potential for improving physical, mental and emotional wellbeing. We have witnessed this first-hand here at the Slater Center, where we have helped tens of thousands of patients over the years.

We created this website to answer your questions about medical cannabis – what it is, how it’s used and how it helps people dealing with challenging medical conditions. Here’s a quick look at some of the things you can learn:

  • WELCOME – Here, we walk you through the steps to obtain a medical cannabis identification card and register as a patient at the Slater Center. The New Patient Handbook provides helpful information about our dispensary and explains what you can expect during your initial and subsequent visits.
  • CANNABIS 101 – In this Beginners’ Guide to Cannabis, you’ll find everything you need to know about cannabis plants, components and products. Learn the difference between hemp and marijuana and THC and CBD. Discover the importance of these and other cannabinoids, including terpenes and the entourage effect. We also explore the different types of medicine and pros and cons of various methods of consumption.
  • MENUOur menu provides detailed information about each of our products, including daily specials available for our patients. We offer one of the largest assortments of medical cannabis in the region – grown here in Rhode Island, cultivated by our experts in our state-of-the-art grow room and by some of the top cultivators in the state. Using cutting-edge technology and techniques, our team produces an amazing assortment of flower, concentrates and topicals, as well as an amazing array of medical edibles made right here in our kitchen that rivals the finest candies, bakery items and other homemade fare available anywhere.
  • ABOUT US – This is where you can learn the history of the Slater Center, which was the first medical marijuana dispensary to open in Rhode Island in 2013. You also will find the story of Thomas C. Slater, our namesake, who is universally regarded as the father of Rhode Island’s medical marijuana program.

There is one thing you can’t get from our website – the Slater Center Experience. You need to come to the Salter Center to see how warm, safe and welcoming it is. You need to meet our amazing staff, the most friendly, knowledgeable and compassionate people in the business. You need to experience what it’s like to be treated with kindness and respect every step of the way.

So, explore our website and experience for yourself all that the Slater Center has to offer.  We’re sure you’ll agree – as most patients do – that the Slater Center is the premiere medical cannabis dispensary in the region and your trusted source for superior cannabis medicine.

If you have questions, give us a call at 401-274-1000 or email info@slatercenter.com. We’re here to help.