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Applications for Medical Marijuana Cards Open in Mississippi

MISSISSIPPI – The Mississippi Department of Health will begin accepting applications for medical cannabis cards on Wednesday.

According to WATN, applications for individuals, facilities (excluding dispensaries), and services were through the Department of Health’s online portal starting at 8 a.m. Licensing for dispensaries will be held by the state Department of Revenue later this summer.

Currently, there is a 5-day waiting period for individual patients to be approved and a 30-day waiting period for cultivation and transportation services.

Every application must be approved by a registered physician and will be reviewed by the Department of Health. Practitioners must complete and provide a number of prerequisites for their patients to be approved including, 80 hours of continued education, providing the medical condition diagnosis, and register with respective licensing boards.

To find more information on how to apply for a medical marijuana card in Mississippi, visit the Department of Health website.

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