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Welcome To Mississippi's Source For Answers To Medical Cannabis Program Questions.

EPISODE 01

How To Get A Medical MJ Card In MS
Kris Jones, MS State Dept of Health

EPISODE 02

Do I Need To Be On Opioids First To Get Medical Cannabis?
Kris Jones, MS State Dept of Health

EPISODE 03

How to Travel While Prescribed Medical Cannabis
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PRACTITIONER LIST

It’s Begun! Practitioners Are Applying For Approval, With Many More To Come!

Good news! You can now see a starter list of credentialed Medical Cannabis Practitioners approved by the Mississippi State Department of Health who have chosen to be listed here.

Many More To Come! Please Be Patient!

Approved practitioners are beginning to set up clinics to accept appointments, More updates to this list are coming.

Pause Pain and Wellness
www.pausethepain.com
Phone: 833-940-5060
info@pauseclinics.com

3 LOCATIONS:
Pause Pain and Wellness-Meridian
4711 Poplar Springs Drive
Meridian, MS 39305

Pause Pain and Wellness-Jackson
514 E. Woodrow Wilson Ave
Suite F-2
Jackson, MS 39216

Pause Pain and Wellness-Oxford
101 Ricky D Britt Sr. Blvd
Suite 1
Oxford, MS 38655

Truly Family Healthcare Clinic
Dr.William Truly Jr., MD
259 West Peace Street
Canton, MS 39046
Phone: 601-691-5175
Fax: 601-691-5952

First Counseling
Dr. Monica Warhaftig
6888 Goodman Road
Olive Branch
Phone: 662-349-3300

Relief
Dr. Philip L. Levin
102 N. Burke Ave
Long Beach, MS, 39560
Phone: 228-284-2176
Clinic1@reliefms1.com

Dr. Katosha Muse
Green Medical & Consulting, LLC
662-912-6399
2350 McIngvale Road
Hernando, MS 38632
dr901concierge@gmail.com
www.gmedicalclinic.com

Kristie Peggins, DNP, APRN, AG-ACNP, FNP-C
Green Medical & Consulting, LLC
Phone: 662-912-6399
2350 McIngvale Road
Hernando, MS 38632
kpeggins@gmedicalclinic.com
www.gmedicalclinic.com

Molly Dunson, CFNP
Meagan Chastant Qualls, CFNP

Midsouth Integrative Medical
662-349-0980
7651 Tchulahoma Rd
Southaven , Ms 38671
www.MSINTEGRATIVE.com

Kency Medical Services PLLC
Owner: Dr. Fred E. Kency Jr., MD
Madison, MS
Phone: 601-822-6009
KencyMedicalServices@gmail.com
IG: @KencyMedicalServices
www.kencymedicalservices.com

R. Demetrius Steele, MD
Mississippi Gulf Coast
drsteele@thekayalife.com.
www.thekayalife.com

Mid-South Direct Primary Care
Dr. Ashlee Hendry, DO
David Snodgrass, FNP-C
1229 MS-42, Suite 270
Petal, MS 39465
Phone: 769-223-9503
midsouthdpc@gmail.com
www.midsouthdpc.com

Wendell R. Helveston, MD
Hattiesburg Clinic Neurology-Lincoln Center
1 Lincoln Parkway, Suite 302
Hattiesburg, MS 39402
601-268-5620
Website: Hattiesburgclinic.com
Instagram: @hburgclinic

QUICK HELP

Patients: Please Be Patient.

We know how tough it is to go another week with a debilitating condition that medical cannabis could be treating effectively. The Mississippi State Department of Health, Mississippi Medical Marijuana Association, and others are working hard to give our state a safe, effective, and well-regulated program.

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How to qualify for medical marijuana in MS?

Qualifying for medical marijuana in MS requires specific medical conditions and certain steps. Here are the basics:

You must have one of the qualifying medical conditions for a medical card in Mississippi.

Currently, there are over 20 qualifying conditions. See the list here.

You must be certified by a MDOH credentialed medical cannabis practitioner.

If you believe you have an illness eligible for medical marijuana in Mississippi, you must get a certification from a credentialed medical cannabis practitioner to apply for a “Registry ID Card. See list above.

Currently, over 20 conditions would be eligible for treatment through medical cannabis in Mississippi

The chances are that you or someone you love is suffering or will suffer from one of these conditions in the near future.

  • Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
  • Agitation of Dementia
  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Autism
  • Cancer
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Diabetic/peripheral Neuropathy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hepatitis
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
  • Huntington’s Disease
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Pain refractory to appropriate opioid management
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sickle-cell Anemia
  • Spastic Quadriplegia
  • Spinal Cord Disease or severe injury
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Chronic, terminal or debilitating disease or medical condition, or its treatment, that produces one or more of the following: cachexia or wasting syndrome, chronic pain, severe or intractable nausea, seizures, or severe and persistent muscle spasms, including, but not limited to, those characteristic of multiple sclerosis; or any other serious medical condition or its treatment added by the Mississippi Department of Health, as provided for in Section 9 of the MS Medical Cannabis Act

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What is the Positive Impact for Mississippi?

Giving patients and physicians more Medical freedom.

Mississippians with certain types of chronic pain, debilitating conditions, or terminal illnesses will have the medical freedom to work with their physicians to access the least addictive, yet most effective treatments available.

Improving the efficacy of life-saving cancer treatments.

For those undergoing chemotherapy, Medical Cannabis has proven to be safe and effective at reducing the nausea that causes most patients to end their treatments too early.

Reducing unnecessary utilization of healthcare resources.

In a recent study by Johns Hopkins University, researchers found that a significant percentage of Medical Cannabis patients reported using less intensive prescriptions and crisis level medical care.

Reducing the need for opioids.

Through treatments that are proven to be safe and effective under the care of a medical professional, states with medical cannabis laws show a nearly 25% decrease in overdoses due to opiods.

Medical Cannabis Patients

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less likely to have been admitted to a hospital in the previous month

We Give Mississippi Patients A Voice.

See the stories of Mississippians who know the impact Medical Cannabis can make on their quality of life.

Sickle Cell Disease: Excruciating pain that can last for days. Current option is to wait for hours in the ER to get opioid pain medication.

Debilitating Medical Condition: Violent seizures. Since starting medical cannabis treatments in Colorado, she has been seizure free for three years.

Multiple Sclerosis: Several severe side effects from multiple medications which limited her ability to function normally.

“As you know, we count as blessed those who have persevered…The Lord is full of compassion and mercy.” James 5:11 (NIV)

Share Your Story with Us

Are you a patient living in Mississippi with a condition that would qualify for access to Medical Cannabis? We’d like to hear your story.*

*No information or stories will be shared without prior, written approval from patient.

What is our Mission?

Our goal is to be Mississippi’s most trusted voice and resource for patients who are considering medical cannabis or have been certified for its use and want the most current, reliable, and impartial information on how, when, and where to take their next step so they can improve their quality of life safely and effectively.

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