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How to Get a MS Medical Marijuana Card

These are the steps to get a medical marijuana card in Mississippi with the help of Leafy DOC:

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Book Your Appointment

Skip the wait at the doctor’s office and schedule your evaluation from the comfort and convenience of your home. Submit an intake form with a few personal details and a summary of your medical history; then, we’ll help you book an on-demand telehealth appointment or schedule a convenient time for later.

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Match With a Licensed Marijuana Doctor

Connect with the right doctor in minutes and easily chat with your provider on a smartphone, computer, or tablet via phone call or video. Our licensed physicians will evaluate your qualifying condition and address your questions and concerns.

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Get your Mississippi medical card

After the state approves your registration, you’ll receive an electronic identification card that can be used at a medical marijuana dispensary to purchase medicinal cannabis products.

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We’re here to help! At Leafy DOC, we believe that access to medical cannabis is essential; we connect medical marijuana patients with a licensed medical marijuana doctor online for patient evaluations. A certified health professional is ready to help with the medical marijuana certification.

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CANNABIS IN MISSISSIPPI -EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

MISSISSIPPI Marijuana Laws

  • Marijuana is a Schedule I substance in the state of Mississippi 
  • Federally, cannabis is still considered a Schedule I Controlled Substance
  • Possession of fewer than 30 grams will not result in jail time; however, there is a maximum fine of 250 USD. 
  • Selling up to 30 grams of marijuana is a felony punishable by up to 3 years imprisonment and a maximum fine of 3,000 USD.
  • Cultivation in Mississippi will be punished based upon the aggregate weight of the plants found.
  • Using or possessing paraphernalia is a misdemeanor, punishable by up to six months in jail and a maximum fine of 500 USD.
  • Any conviction will result in a driver’s license suspension for six months.

Cannabis Policy Reform Timeline

  • 1937: Cannabis was banned due to federal prohibition
  • 1978: Cannabis was partially decriminalized for minor amounts and paraphernalia possession
  • 2014: Harper Grace’s Law or House Bill 1231 was passed by the state legislature to legalize low-THC CBD for certain conditions
  • 2020: The Medical Marijuana campaign gathered 228,000 signatures to place Initiative 65 on the ballot to legalize two and a half ounces of cannabis every two weeks for medical patients. 
  • To legalize medical cannabis, it would have to be from a state-licensed treatment center, and there is a fine for public use. 
  • 2021: The Mississippi State Supreme Court invalidated Initiative 65 from legalizing medical marijuana based on a minor technicality in the state initiative law. 
  • 2022: Governor Tate Reeves signed the Mississippi Medical Cannabis Act into law to legalize medical marijuana on Feb. 2, 2022. Per the new Medical Cannabis Law and the Mississippi Department of Health, the medical program should be fully functional for cannabis patients later in the year. The Marijuana Policy Project is currently working on a legalization initiative for recreational use in Mississippi.

Possession Limits in MS

  • Partially decriminalized; no jail time for 30 g or more minor possession
  • Medical patients can possess up to 98 grams of flower, 28 grams of concentrate, or 2.8 grams of THC in an infused product.

Frequently Asked Questions

The following medical conditions or their treatment qualify for participation in the Mississippi Medical Cannabis Program:

  • Cancer
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Huntington’s disease
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Spastic quadriplegia
  • Positive status for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
  • Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS)
  • Hepatitis
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Sickle-cell anemia
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Agitation of dementia
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Autism
  • Pain refractory to appropriate opioid management
  • Diabetic/peripheral neuropathy
  • Spinal cord disease or severe injury

Also qualifying is a chronic terminal or debilitating disease or medical condition or its treatment that produces one or more of the following:

  • cachexia or wasting syndrome
  • chronic pain
  • severe or intractable nausea
  • seizures
  • severe and persistent muscle spasms including, but not limited to, those characteristic of multiple sclerosis

Any resident of Mississippi may petition the MDOH to add serious medical conditions or their treatments to the list of debilitating medical conditions listed in Miss.

Your medical card expires one year from when the doctor completes this registration. This is generally within 24 hours after the evaluation appointment.

In a recent poll, sixty-seven percent of Mississippi voters supported the legalization of marijuana for adult use in their state.

  • Marijuana is currently not legal for recreational use in Mississippi. Due to the medical program that has been established, it will be permitted for medicinal purposes only.
  • Those that have applied and obtained a Mississippi cannabis license or certified patients will be allowed possession.

Yes, low-THC CBD plants and products are legal in Mississippi. In 2020, the state legalized hemp and set up protocols for licensing and regulation with the Mississippi Hemp Cultivation Act.

No, patients are not permitted to grow their own cannabis.

Yes, medical cannabis edibles are legal under the new medical marijuana law passed in February 2022. Recreational edibles are still illegal.

Visit These MISSISSIPPI Hotspots After Getting Your Medical Card

Oxford

Oxford, MS, is a charming southern town home to the University of Mississippi and is known for its literary history, excellent food, and friendly locals. Here’s a guide to some of the best places to visit, stay, and things to do in Oxford. One of the main attractions in Oxford is the University of Mississippi, also known as Ole Miss. Visitors can tour the beautiful campus and see iconic landmarks such as the Grove, a popular tailgating spot during football season. The university also hosts various cultural events throughout the year, including concerts, theater productions, and lectures. Oxford is known for its literary history and has been home to many famous writers, including William Faulkner. Visitors can tour Rowan Oak, the home where Faulkner lived for many years and wrote some of his most famous works. 

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Natchez Trace Parkway

The Natchez Trace Parkway is a scenic road that stretches 444 miles from Natchez, Mississippi, to Nashville, Tennessee. The parkway is a designated National Scenic Byway known for its stunning natural beauty, rich history, and outdoor activities. Hiking is one of the most popular outdoor activities on the Natchez Trace Parkway. Visitors can explore trails that range from easy to challenging, with stunning views of the surrounding landscapes. One of the most popular trails is the 2.5-mile Mount Locust Trail, which takes visitors through a restored 18th-century homestead. Another popular activity is cycling. The Natchez Trace Parkway is a popular cyclist route, with designated bike lanes and many scenic stops. Visitors can also rent bikes at various locations along the parkway. Many scenic overlooks and historical sites exist for those who prefer to explore the parkway by car. One of the most popular stops is the Emerald Mound, a prehistoric Native American ceremonial site from 1200 AD. Visitors can climb to the top of the 35-foot mound for panoramic views of the surrounding area. In addition to its outdoor activities, the Natchez Trace Parkway has a rich history.