How to Get a Medical Cannabis Card in Mississippi

How to Get a Medical Cannabis Card in Mississippi

Patient Application Process for License/Registration  

  • Make sure that you have a qualifying condition for medical cannabis use. 
  • Register with Mississippi Medical Cannabis Program’s Portal system. 
  • Visit a physician, nurse practitioner, or optometrist participating in the medical cannabis program. 
  • The medical professional will determine whether you have a qualifying medical condition, and if so, register your certification for medical cannabis use with the Mississippi Medical Cannabis Program.
  • Within 60 days of medical certification, apply to the Medical Cannabis Program as a patient. You will receive an electronic identification card that can be used at a medical cannabis dispensary.

Applying Online 

  • First, register with MMCP online Portal. Before entering an application, register with the Medical Cannabis Portal. You will need a valid e-mail address to register, and you will need to create an account name and password. 
  • Select a starting application type. When you register with the Portal, choose the type of application you intend to make. For new patients, this would be the “Patient” option. 
  • Verify your Portal registration. You will receive an e-mail message to confirm your registration. Follow its instructions to confirm your new account.
  • Start your application. You will be returned to the Portal to sign in with your new username and password and create your application.   

 Nonresident Qualifying Patients

  • The individual has been diagnosed with a debilitating medical condition by a licensed practitioner in his or her respective state of residence. 
  • The individual is not a resident of the State of Mississippi or has been a resident of the State of Mississippi for less than 45 days. 
  • The individual has an active identification card for the use of medical cannabis in his/her state of residence. 
  • Applications can be made up to 30 days before arriving in Mississippi and temporary cards will be valid for 15 days.  

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