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