A physician or physician assistant licensed to prescribe medicine by the Mississippi State Board of Medical Licensure. A certified nurse practitioner licensed to prescribe medicine by the Mississippi State Board of Nursing. An optometrist licensed to prescribe medicine by the Mississippi State Board of Optometry.
Yes. A practitioner must be registered by Mississippi State Department of Health prior to issuing a written certification for a person seeking to participate in the medical cannabis program.
Yes. Eight hours of continuing education is required in order to register initially with the Mississippi State Department of Health. Five hours of continuing education will be required at renewal.
Yes. Only MSDH approved CME is acceptable to meet the requirements of the state medical cannabis program. All practitioners are required to participate in the Mississippi State Department of Health’s Overview of the Medical Cannabis Program (to be made available) in addition to the following approved CME.
In Mississippi, the forms of medical cannabis available to purchase at registered dispensaries include:
- Vape Cartridges