Mississippi Medical Cannabis Business & Marijuana Legal News

Business-friendly medical cannabis initiative moves forward in Mississippi

A Mississippi group advocating for medical marijuana legalization in the Deep Southern state turned in more than 105,000 signatures to get a free market-oriented initiative on the ballot next year. Mississippians for Compassionate Care submitted the signatures to the secretary of state’s office, which now must review and certify the signatures. The initiative has these main […]

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Mississippi group starts drive to get medical marijuana on 2020 ballot

A group in Mississippi, one of the country’s most conservative states, is aiming to put what looks to be a business-friendly medical marijuana initiative on the ballot in 2020. Medical Marijuana 2020 plans to start collecting signatures next week, according to state Rep. Joel Bomgar, a Republican who is on the group’s steering committee. The […]

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DEA to up amount of medical cannabis grown for federal research

The Drug Enforcement Administration took steps to dramatically increase the amount of cannabis that can legally be grown in the United States, a shift potentially signaling that the federal agency intends to expand the number of federally licensed marijuana producers. Currently, the DEA allows only the University of Mississippi to cultivate cannabis for research, but the […]

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