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This is How You Will Get a Medical Marijuana Card in Mississippi

STEP 1

BOOK AN APPOINTMENT

Schedule an appointment to see a medical marijuana doctor in MS through Veriheal at a time that is most convenient for you. Provide basic medical history and book your appointment with a licensed medical marijuana doctor. You will need medical records and the doctor(s) can approve any qualifying condition.

STEP 2

TALK TO A DOCTOR

Consult with a doctor for 15 mins to evaluate your ailments, and ask any questions you may have about medical marijuana treatment. After the appointment is complete, the doctor will fill out a recommendation form for medical marijuana and approve you. Once you have this you can then use that to apply to the state.

STEP 3

GET APPROVED

Once you are approved, you'll register with the state and submit an application. The state will process your application and notify you of your approval and mail your card. Once you have your card in hand, you can begin purchasing from dispensaries.

The Status of Cannabis Legalization in Mississippi

Cannabis in Mississippi, United States, is illegal for recreational and medical purposes, but use of low-THC/high-CBD products is allowed for severe seizure disorders under 2014 legislation. Possession of small amounts was decriminalized in 1978. CBD oil may only be procured by order of a doctor licensed to practice in Mississippi, and directly administered under the supervision of the physician.

Mississippi is certainly not a marijuana­ friendly state, but there is a glimpse of hope for progress for this traditionally conservative state.

Is medical marijuana legal in Mississippi?

Yes, but – only low ­THC cannabis is allowed for patients with catastrophic seizure disorders in Mississippi. The Natural Product Laboratory at the University of Mississippi is the only place legally able to grow medical marijuana in Mississippi. So far, federal paperwork has prevented UMMC from conducting clinical trials on cannabis oil extract or distribute the cannabis oil. Medical marijuana is still legal, and only qualified patients can receive some legal protection.

Cannabis oil can only be accessed through the Natural Product Laboratory at the University of Mississippi. The purchase of medical cannabis is still illegal in Mississippi.

How can I apply to become medical marijuana patient?

First, you must be a resident of Mississippi suffering from a debilitating epileptic condition. You are required to request your medical records and a written document from a Mississippi­ licensed physician confirming your medical condition. Once you have acquired all the proper documents, then you can apply for the card through the state of Mississippi.

 

Data last updated 01/29/2019