The process to obtain an MMJ card was set by the Mississippi Department of Health.
To obtain your MMJ card, you must:
For a more in-depth explanation of the process, you can read our article titled “How to get a medical marijuana card in Mississippi” or by visiting the Mississippi Department of Health.
The forms of medical cannabis vary from state to state, depending on the regulations set by the Department of Health. In the state of Mississippi, the forms available to purchase at registered dispensaries are:
For a more in-depth explanation of medical marijuana, check out our blog post titled "What You Need to Know About Medical Cannabis"
The health conditions that qualify for an MMJ card according to the Mississippi Department of Health are:
The chemicals in medical marijuana are similar to the chemicals that are already in your body. Medical marijuana helps the chemicals in your body work better, which may help improve:
Like any medication, side effects vary from person to person, but some potential side effects include:
The chemicals in marijuana (THC, CBD, CBN) are processed in your body by enzymes that help process and eliminate a high percent of prescription drugs. This could lead to a dangerous increase in side effects of the prescribed medication or rid the body of the prescribed medication completely before it can do anything.
Some prescription drugs that medical marijuana can potentially affect are:
It’s important to discuss with your doctor the potential drug interactions before taking medical marijuana.
Medical marijuana is legal in the state of Mississippi if you meet the requirements to obtain an MMJ Card. Medical marijuana is also used to help ease symptoms related to certain health conditions.
Consumption of marijuana without an MMJ card is 100% illegal in the state of Mississippi.