How to get a medical marijuana card?
Before you can purchase medical cannabis from The Half Oz, you need to obtain a Mississippi medical marijuana card. For your convenience, we have outlined the requirements set by the Mississippi Department of Health below:
Step 1: Determine If You Have a Qualifying Condition
To get your Mississippi medical cannabis card, you need to have a qualifying health condition. Qualifying health conditions include:
• Parkinson’s disease
• Huntington’s disease
• Muscular dystrophy
• Spastic quadriplegia
• Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
• Crohn’s disease
• Ulcerative colitis
• Sickle-cell anemia
• Alzheimer’s disease
• Agitation of dementia
• Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
• Pain refractory to appropriate opioid management
• Diabetic/peripheral neuropathy
• Spinal cord disease or severe injury
Or health conditions that produce:
• Chronic pain
• Severe or intractable nausea
• Severe and persistent muscle spasms including, but not limited to, those characteristic of multiple sclerosis
Step 2: Visit a Certified Medical Cannabis Practitioner
Once you have confirmed you have a qualifying condition, visit a certified medical marijuana practitioner. They will complete the necessary certification for you to receive your card.
Step 3: Submit Your Application to the Medical Cannabis Program
After your provider gives you your medical cannabis certification, you must submit your application within 60 days of receiving it.
Step 4: Receive Your Medical Marijuana ID Card
If your application is approved, you will receive your medical marijuana card, which is valid for a maximum of one year.
Step 5: Use Your Card at Your Local Cannabis Dispensary
Once you have obtained your card, you can use it to buy medical marijuana products.