How To Get A Medical Marijuana Card In Mississippi [2020 Update]
MS – Medical marijuana cards, or a MedCard, is a state issued ID card that provides access to medical marijuana at local dispensary locations when open.
Initiative 65 has been voted in by the people. Medical marijuana will become legal in Mississippi. Initiative 65 requires the Mississippi Department of Health to create rules and regulations for the medical marijuana program by July 1, 2021. The seed have not been planted yet, however as the MS med marijuana program takes shape, the answers on how to get a medical card in MS are here.
Qualifying Conditions for Legal Medical Marijuana in Mississippi
What are the Qualifying Debilitating Conditions Required to Receive Medical Marijuana in Mississippi?
Autism with aggressive or self-injurious behaviors
***Any medical condition for which a physician believes the benefits of using medical marijuana would reasonably outweigh potential health risks***
Get Certified for Medical Cannabis In Mississippi:
For potential Mississippi medical marijuana patients we makes it easy to connect with a recommending MedCard doctor when they become available.
The Health Department is required to issue Mississippi medical ID cards and licenses for treatment centers by August 15, 2021, but actual cannabis products may not be available for purchase until later in 2021.
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Q&A - Other Important Information about Mississippi Marijuana Cards
What are the Mississippi Medical Cannabis Card Costs?
- Not Yet Established
How much does a Recommending Marijuana Doctor Cost?
- Average visits to recommending marijuana doctors in active states vary. Typically between 150-250 for an initial visit & 100-200 for follow up visits.
How often do I have to see my Doctor?
How Long Is a MS Marijuana Card Good?
- MS medical cards are valid for 1 year.
My Medical Marijuana Card has Expired. How to get a Renewal?
- To Be Determined
When will Mississippi dispensaries open?
Initiative 65 requires licenses to be issued to treatment centers—and for patients to be issued medical cards—by August 15, 2021.
Once I have my MMJ card, how can I find dispensary locations online?
- Medical marijuana is typically purchased at Medical Cannabis Dispensaries. Several states now actively have recreational dispensaries as well. When cannabis stores open in Mississippi, they will be found at Nationwide Dispensaries.
Can I grow my own marijuana in I have my MedCard?
- No. At home cultivation is not allowed.
Where can I find a marijuana doctor near me?
- When they are available the best place to start is on our MedCard doctors map.
Can I get fired for using legally medical marijuana with THC?
Other Marijuana FAQs
Frequently asked questions we receive regarding MS medical marijuana.
How Much Can I possess with a card?
- MMJ patients will be limited to obtaining or possessing no more than 2.5 ounces of medical marijuana every 14 days.
What is the punishment for getting caught with weed in Mississippi?
- First offenders caught with less than 30 grams face a $250 fine as long as the offender provides proof of identity and a written promise to appear in court.
I see CBD for sale online in the forms of oils, topicals, tinctures & gummies. CBD products for sale are also in commercials, head shops, pet stores and holistic shops around town. Is this CBD Oil legal in Mississippi?
Hemp CBD oil which is derived from the hemp plant is legal throughout the United States. Hemp derived CBD oil is legal, however to obtain Cannabis derived CBD oil, you will need to be entered into the registry.
Will CBD, Hemp, or cannabidiol oil get me high?
What is the difference between CBD & THC?
Psychoactive Vs. Non-Psychoactive. THC creates a euphoric effect due to the way it connects to the bodies endocannabinoid system. The endocannabinoid system has been recently recognized as an important modulatory system in the function of brain, endocrine, and immune tissues. Cannabidiol, or CBD reacts differently and is used with patients that require or prefer non euphoric care.
Is CBD for Pets really a thing?
Yes, CBD for Dogs, CBD for Cats, and CBD for pets in general is becoming a popular treatment for caring for pets that have arthritis, chronic pain and other ailments. The efficacy and safety of CBD for dogs, cats, and other pets have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. The FDA only evaluates foods and drugs, not supplements like these products.
Where can I get CBD for pets?
You can find CBD for pets online, at some pet stores, and at holistic shops.
Are THC edibles allowed in Mississippi?
No, marijuana edibles infused with THC or any other forms of cannabis are not allowed.
I recently saw a news article that recreational weed in Mississippi was legal, Is This True?
No. Recreational Marijuana Is NOT LEGAL in Mississippi – The Article was Fake News.
How Much Should I consume?
We are not doctors or physicians. You should always consult with a licensed Mississippi medical marijuana doctor before using medical marijuana in any forms.