Get Your Mississippi Medical Marijuana Card

How to Get Medical Marijuana in Mississippi

There are three easy steps to participate in the program.

Step 1: Contact Us

Call us at (443) 320-2500 or email us and start your medical marijuana evaluation process! We will answer any questions you have. If you need assistance in obtaining your medical records, we can request it from your provider after you sign a medical records release form.

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Step 2: Medical Marijuana Evaluation

Our medical team will review your medical records,  discuss your condition and history and describe the proper use of medical marijuana and answer any questions you have. We can also assist you with MMCC registration, take your picture and upload your state issued ID to Mississippi Medical Cannabis Program.

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Step 3: Medical Cannabis Application

Next, you’ll apply for a medical marijuana card on the MMCP site, using their online portal. You should receive confirmation and an electronic card within 60 days of applying. Once you receive your digital card, you can visit a medical marijuana doctor like Compassionate Care Consultants.

Why Choose Us

Easy Appointment Scheduling

We are happy to accommodate patients who wish to be evaluated for Mississippi medical marijuana program.

100% Secure & Confidential

We are a HIPAA compliant organization

Expert Doctors

Expert MMCC registered physician/providers and caring clinical staff provide you with an exceptional health care experience

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Book an appointment for your medical marijuana evaluation.
All consultations are online (Telemedicine).

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FAQs

Qualifying Conditions

  • Cancer
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Huntington’s disease
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Spastic quadriplegia
  • Positive status for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
  • Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS)
  • Hepatitis
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Sickle-cell anemia
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Agitation of dementia
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Autism
  • Pain refractory to appropriate opioid management
  • Diabetic/peripheral neuropathy
  • Spinal cord disease or severe injury
  • Cachexia or wasting syndrome
  • Chronic pain
  • Severe or intractable nausea
  • Seizures
  • Severe and persistent muscle spasms including, but not limited to, those characteristic of multiple sclerosis

What documentations do I need to bring to my appointment?

  • Medical Record: State law requires that a physician to obtain medical records showing the diagnosis for the conditions you have. If you don’t have the records in your possession, please complete our medical records release form and we will obtain the records for you.
  • Mississippi Driver’s License or state issued ID card
  • Payment

Will my insurance cover the fees?

Unfortunately, at the current time, insurance companies do not cover the medical marijuana certification.

Can patients under 18 years of age be certified for medical cannabis?

YES! Children under 18 with qualified medical condition can be certified but the patient must have a parent/guardian that serves as the caregiver.

Where will I get my medical marijuana card?

ID card is not required but if it is available as an option. You can apply for an ID card from Mississippi Medical Cannabis Program for a fee of $25.

Do you provide marijuana after certification?

No, we are just the doctors that evaluate your condition for certification of the card. Once you are approved as a qualifying patient, you can obtain medical marijuana from a dispensary or qualifying designated caregiver.

How can I get my MMCP ID number?

Go to MMCC website. If you need assistance with registration and uploading documents, just let us know and we’ll be happy to assist you with this on your appointment.

Are the dispensaries open?

Yes, several dispensaries across the state have products and are now operating.

How to legally obtain cannabis?

Step 1: Register as a patient with MMCC

Step 2: Obtain a written certification from a provider registered with the Commission

Step 3: Visit a licensed Mississippi dispensary

Step 4: (Optional): Purchase ID Card (Fee: $50)

Where can I legally travel with medical cannabis?

A legal patient may travel to any location in the state of Mississippi (other than federal government property when in possession of medical cannabis). Possession of cannabis is a violation of federal law and Mississippi residents should carefully read the current state statutes regarding the use of medical cannabis and be aware that taking cannabis across State lines is a federal offense. Cannabis is also illegal on federal government property. The State of Mississippi laws cannot authorize you to travel to other states, jurisdictions or countries with this medicine in your possession.

How much medical cannabis can a certified patient possess at one time?

​No more than 21 grams per week, unless a provider makes a special determination that a patient needs more.

What is the cost for my Mississippi medical marijuana certification?

The cost for the evaluation along with the certification is $200. If you are a veteran or disabled, just shows us paperworks and we can offer a discounted price of $170.

Can you request medical records on my behalf?

Definitely, we can have you sign a medical records release for and we will take care of the rest.

What are the payment forms?

We accept cash, debit and credit cards.

I did not receive my MMCC ID number yet, can I keep my appointment?

Definitely! Just email to us your patient ID number as soon as you receive it from MMCC so we can complete the verification and certification.

What should I expect during the appointment?

When you come in for your appointment, we will review your records, discuss your condition and history, and describe the proper use of medical marijuana and answer any questions you have.

Do I need to pay to register to MMCC and get the patient ID number?

It’s absolutely free. It’s only a registration for the state to assign you your unique 16-digit patient ID number.

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Compassionate Care Consultants is a medical marijuana doctor in Jackson, Mississippi. We proudly serve medical marijuana patients from Jackson and beyond. Don’t hesitate to contact us with questions.

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How To Get A Medical Marijuana Card in Mississippi

Medical marijuana is pretty new in Mississippi, considering the law passed in 2020 and medical cannabis facilities have only just opened in 2022. Here are the steps required to get certified for a medical marijuana card in this state:

First, visit your primary care physician to get certified. You can qualify for a card if you have one of 22 medical conditions, including

  • Cancer
  • Hepatitis
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Alzheimer’s
  • Autism

You can find the complete list of qualifying conditions on the Mississippi Department of Health’s website.

Next, you’ll apply for a medical marijuana card on the MSDH site, using their online portal. You should receive confirmation and an electronic card within 60 days of applying. Once you receive your digital card, you can visit a medical marijuana doctor like Compassionate Care Consultants.

Jackson, MS Medical Marijuana Card Online Application

You’ll need to create an account with the Mississippi Department of Health’s online portal. Once you verify your email address, you can fill out and submit the medical marijuana card application.

How to Find a Medical Marijuana Dispensary in Jackson, MS

You can use sites like this one, or you can perform a quick Google search. However, because these dispensaries are still so new, it may take a while before they’re easy to find online.

Other Medical Marijuana Resources in Jackson, MS

In 2022, the best place to find information about medical marijuana is through the Mississippi Department of Health’s website. Until medical marijuana becomes more widespread throughout the state, it’s best to get details from the state government to ensure they’re accurate and up-to-date.

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