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In this episode, Angie Calhoun, Founder and CEO of the Mississippi Cannabis Patients Alliance is joined by Kris Jones of the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) to address your question about prescribed opioids as they relate to qualifying for medical cannabis in Mississippi. The MSDH oversees regulations for medical cannabis in Mississippi and Kris bring a wealth of helpful knowledge.

Video Contents

00:00 – Intro
00:21 – Do I Need to Be Prescribed Opioids First?
01:20 – Prescription Monitoring Program
01:57 – Thanks for Tuning In
For more information and education how to get a Medical MJ Card in MS and how to qualify for medical marijuana in MS please visit us at
Who Is The Mississippi Medical Cannabis Alliance?
Our Mission: To foster open and positive dialogue between patients, physicians, policymakers, law enforcement, and our state’s research and development centers, along with the medical cannabis industry to ensure safe and effective uses of medical cannabis.

How We Do It: We serve as the trusted personal navigators for patients and caregivers seeking information and assistance on how to access medical cannabis through a network of dedicated volunteers, an easy-to-use and informative website, participation in research and development programs, and educational outreach efforts.

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