Category Archives: Mississippi

Seven Mississippi Doctors Pen Letter in Support of Medical Cannabis Initiative

One week ago, Mississippi announced that a question to legalize medical marijuana would be on the state’s November 2020 ballot. That same day, January 9, the Mississippi Board of Health issued a press release announcing its strong opposition to the medical cannabis initiative. Now, a group of seven Mississippi doctors are pushing back against the […]

Mississippi Voters Will Decide Whether To Legalize Medical Marijuana

Mississippi became the latest state this week to add a medical marijuana question to its 2020 ballot. Voters there will have the opportunity to decide on Ballot Initiative 65, which, if approved, will grant access to medical cannabis for patients suffering from various conditions like cancer and epilepsy.  Mississippians for Compassionate Care, the group that […]

Mississippi May Have Medical Marijuana Question on November 2020 Ballot

Mississippi voters may see an initiative to legalize medical marijuana on the ballot in November 2020, pending a review of petition signatures that could qualify the measure for the general election. Recently, a group supporting the initiative constitutional amendment, Mississippians for Compassionate Care, delivered petitions with more than 105,000 signatures from voters to the office […]

Petition To Legalize Medical Cannabis Submitted To Mississippi Secretary of State

Mississippi voters may have the opportunity to decide next year whether or not patients in the state can seek medical cannabis. The advocacy group Mississippians for Compassionate Care on Wednesday submitted a petition to the secretary of state’s office to place an initiative on the 2020 ballot to legalize medical marijuana. The group submitted 105,686 […]