Medical (Limited)

Important Dates

2014: HB 1231 was signed into law, allowing very limited use of CBD oil as a medical treatment.
2017: HB 2610 passed, clarifying the use of CBD oil in research for seizures and other medical conditions.

History

Medical and recreational marijuana is illegal in Mississippi. In 2014, HB 1231, or “Harper Grace’s Law,” passed, legalizing the use of CBD products that contain more than 15% CBD and less than .5% of THC. The law states that CBD oil must be obtained from or tested by the National Center for Natural Products Research at the University of Mississippi and dispensed by the Department of Pharmacy Services at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. In 2018, HB 2610 clarified the use of CBD oil in research for the treatment of seizures and other medical conditions.

FAQs

Can I possess, buy or grow marijuana in Mississippi?

Medical and recreational marijuana is illegal in Mississippi.

Can I operate a vehicle while under the influence of marijuana in Mississippi?

No.

How do I get a medical marijuana card in Mississippi?

There is not currently a medical marijuana program in place in Mississippi.

Can I use marijuana in public in Mississippi?

It is illegal to use marijuana in public in Mississippi.

Can I sell marijuana in Mississippi?

You can’t legally sell marijuana in Mississippi.

Disclaimer

The information presented here should not be construed as legal advice. State and Federal laws are always subject to change. We aim to keep this page as updated as possible; however, for additional information regarding Mississippi marijuana laws, please see Find Law and the National Conference of State Legislatures.