Understanding how to get your medical marijuana card “Registry ID Card” can be a little confusing. We’re here to make it easier.
Step 2: Apply for your Registry ID Card with the MSDH.
You may apply for your medical cannabis card here through MSDH MMCP. Once you apply, you’ll pay for your card. You can see the prices here. Cards will be free for Disabled Veterans and only $15 for Medicaid patients. The normal fee is only $25. If approved you will receive a card within 10 working days via your patient portal. Remember your email and password.
Qualifying for medical cannabis in MS requires specific medical conditions and certain steps. Here are the basics:
If you believe you have an illness eligible for medical marijuana in Mississippi, you must get a certification from a credentialed and approved MSDH medical cannabis practitioner to apply for a “Registry ID Card”. A list of approved and credentialed medical cannabis practitioners who support MCPA is here.
If you are a resident Brandon, Flowood, Gluckstadt, Pass Christian, Ridgeland, or another community considering opting out, your voice matters! You can join the movement to force an opt-in election.
Gluckstadt: Magnolia Hemp Company, Hemp World, The Bean Parole, and Moore’s greenhouse.
Ridgeland: Magnolia Hemp Company and Martinson’s Garden Works.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
We’re the unifying voice of action for the patients, families, physicians, and business and community leaders in Mississippi working together to advocate and advance the rights of patients whose quality of life can improve dramatically through the safe, well-regulated use of Medical Cannabis.
“As you know, we count as blessed those who have persevered…The Lord is full of compassion and mercy.” James 5:11 (NIV)
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.*