To become a medical marijuana patient, you must become a certified patient. You become certified by receiving an in person examination by a certified practitioner that will determine if you have one of the conditions eligible for treatment through medical marijuana (see list of conditions). Post examination your doctor will certify you as a medical marijuana patient and issue a physician’s certificate.
Register Certification With MSDH
After you have received a letter of certification from your doctor, you will take that to the Mississippi State Department of Health, which will issue you a medical ID card. The Mississippi Department of Health will begin accepting online applications for licenses in June 2022 for the following: patients, medical practitioners, cultivation facilities, processing facilities, testing facilities, waste disposal entities, & transportation entities.
Revceive Your Medical ID Card
The Mississippi Department of Health will issue you a medical marijuana identification card.
Talk To Your Primary Doctor
Before submitting an application for your medical card, first speak with your doctor about qualifying conditions. In Mississippi there are 22 conditions eligible for treatment through medical marijuana. Click here to see list of conditions.
Request your Medical Records
To become a certified patient you must provide medical records of the qualified diagnosis. Request your medical records from your current provider to provide for your Certified Practitioner.
Book Appointment with certified Practitioner
You are required to have an in person examination by a certified practitioner that will determine if you are eligible. Schedule your visit today with one of our certified practitioner partners. Schedule your appointment now.
become certified by Practitioner
On the day of your exam, provide your certified practitioner with your medical records before proceeding with examination. Post examination your doctor will certify you as a medical marijuana patient and issue a physician’s certificate.
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Mississippi Qualifying conditions
The following medical conditions or their treatment qualify for participation in the Mississippi Medical Cannabis Program
1. Cancer 2. Parkinson's disease 3. Huntington's disease 4. muscular dystrophy 5. glaucoma 6. spastic quadriplegia 7. positive status for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) 8. acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) 9. hepatitis 10. amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) 11. Crohn's disease 12. ulcerative colitis 13. sickle-cell anemia 14. Alzheimer's disease 15. agitation of dementia 16. post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) 17. autism 18. pain refractory to appropriate opioid management 19. diabetic/peripheral neuropathy 20. 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: 21. cachexia or wasting syndrome 22. chronic pain 23. severe or intractable nausea 24. seizures 25. severe and persistent muscle spasms including, but not limited to, those characteristic of multiple sclerosis