Connect with us

Marijuana Movement

Medical Marijuana Initiative in Mississippi Closes in on Petition Signatures for State’s 2020 Ballot

G Smith

Published

on

meidcal marijuana mississippi

A petition for a medical marijuana initiative for the state’s 2020 ballot is reportedly making headway. If enough signatures are gathered, then the Mississippi Secretary of State will need to certify the petition.

If it does go ahead, the proposed initiative will permit individuals with certain medical conditions to consult doctors and to receive a recommendation for medical marijuana. There are 22 qualifying medical conditions, which include chronic pain, PTSD, cancer, and epilepsy. Upon receiving approval from their doctor, patients will be permitted to receive 2.5 ounces of marijuana for a14-day period for the purpose of its therapeutic effects.

Jamie Grantham, a communications director with Medical Marijuana 2020, discussed the strides at Refill Café in Jacksonville, Mississippi. She stated,

“This is a massive movement where people are finding relief.”

She added that the medical program will be a benefit to patients with debilitating diseases and

“These are conditions that affect people’s quality of life on a daily basis, your ability to be able to function.”

Although patients would have access to medical marijuana through the measure, insurance is unlikely to cover the costs because marijuana is still a Schedule I drug under federal law.

At this point, it appears that the campaign may be successful. Grantham shared with Marijuana Movement, “The campaign is pleased to report that we’ve met with much support and interest throughout the state regarding medical marijuana as a treatment option for patients suffering from debilitating medical conditions.”

Gilbert Smith is rolling into his double digit year of occupation as a professional writer and skilled freelancer who has been worked and been featured with many mainstream media publications including Cracked.com and a host of others. The personality blended in with plenty of humor will shine through as he continues to highlight the pearls of the coming age of CBD oil.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Join Us On Facebook

Trending CBD News

TimesofCBD always fact checks sources and aims for the best accuracy in the reporting curated cannabis content consisting of the latest CBD news, user guides and product health research. Quality is the priority, but we are not eligible to be liable as everything here is for educational, informational purposes only. Always seek real additional medical advice and consultation with a professional healthcare practitioner before considering any CBD. No statements found on this website have underwent Food and Drug Administration evaluation. The efficacy of any products or claims made have never been approved by the FDA either. No products shall ever be intended to diagnose, treat or cure any disease or prevent any ailment.

What Is CBD?

Copyright © 2019 TimesofCBD.com | Latest CBD News, Cannabis Guides and Marijuana Trends: Telegram