Three dispensaries have become the first in Mississippi to legally sell medical marijuana. They opened for business Wednesday in Brookhaven and Oxford. And the Mississippi Medical Marijuana Association says more dispensaries will have products for sale soon. The Department of Revenue has licensed 163... Read More.
With dispensaries across Mississippi getting ready to start selling medical marijuana, people who've been approved to buy it will be ready. The Mississippi Cannabis Patients Alliance says the Department of Health has activated the ID cards that patients will use. About 1,850 patients have... Read More.
It's a big step toward the start of medical marijuana sales in Mississippi. The Mississippi Cannabis Patients Alliance says it's learned that the State Health Department has approved two labs to begin testing the products that'll soon be available in dispensaries. The labs are... Read More.
The State Health Department is sticking to its timeline of when medical marijuana will go on sale in Mississippi. And although some of the first crops are being harvested, the director of the department's Medical Cannabis Program, Kris Adcock, said Thursday that products won't... Read More.
If you're on medication, you probably get at least a 30-day supply. So why should Mississippi patients who qualify for medical marijuana have to buy their products on a weekly basis? That's something the Mississippi Cannabis Patients Alliance is hoping to change next year... Read More.
Most of the 98 medical marijuana dispensaries licensed in Mississippi so far appear to be local companies. At least they list Mississippi mailing addresses. But not all of them. A California company plans to open dispensaries in Biloxi and Gulfport and another has a... Read More.
We've been told that it might be December before the first supplies of medical marijuana go on sale in Mississippi. But the executive director of the Mississippi Medical Marijuana Association says the first crops have already been planted and that timeline could change. Ken... Read More.
The State Health Department says it’s issued a total of 25 medical marijuana cards to patients so far. Thirty-six medical practitioners have been registered and 78 work permits have been issued. The department says 16 business licenses have been approved, most of those involving... Read More.
The State Health Department has approved the applications of 23 medical practitioners to begin evaluating patients to see if they qualify for medical marijuana cards. The applications of two others have been rejected, meaning they can reapply with additional information. And two practitioners have... Read More.
The State Health Department says it’ll probably be the end of the year before legal medical marijuana is for sale in Mississippi dispensaries. Director of Health Protection Jim Craig says once the first crops are grown, the product has to be... Read More.
The medical marijuana page on the State Department of Health website was busy Wednesday as the on-line registration process got underway. It got between 100 and 200 visits per hour but by mid-afternoon only 18 applications had been submitted, none from patients hoping to... Read More.