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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:
Register with the MS Department of Health
Log in to the Mississippi Department of Health website at https://ms-doh-public.nls.egov.com/login and register as a patient using your medical marijuana certification from Leafy DOC and the required documents.
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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.
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Visit These MISSISSIPPI Hotspots After Getting Your Medical Card
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.
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.