A patient may only register for a medical marijuana certificate if he or she is a Mississippi resident being treated for a debilitating medical condition by a Mississippi-licensed physician or advanced practice registered nurse.

Age Less than 18:  Requires Medical Doctor Visit, MD or DO. 

Age 18-25: Requires Medical Consultations at Two Separate Medical Offices, Unless You Were Initially Certified Prior To Age 18, Then You Only Need One.  

Age greater than 25: Requires One Medical Consultation. 

Debilitating Medical Conditions (For Adults)

To obtain a medical marijuana card, patients must meet certain criteria. They must be Mississippi residents receiving treatment for a debilitating medical condition from a licensed healthcare professional, such as a physician, nurse practitioner, physician assistant, or optometrist.

  • Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
  • Agitation of Dementia
  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Autism
  • Cancer
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Diabetic/peripheral Neuropathy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hepatitis
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
  • Huntington’s Disease
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Pain refractory to appropriate opioid management
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sickle-cell Anemia
  • Spastic Quadriplegia
  • Spinal Cord Disease or severe injury
  • Ulcerative colitis

*Also qualifying is a chronic terminal or debilitating disease or medical condition or its treatment that produce one or more of the following:

  • 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