How to Work In Cannabis

Requirements by State

Map of the United States

Politics, budgets, and public support vary widely by state, which means each state’s requirements to work in the cannabis industry look completely different from one another.* This map and corresponding state information is not updated in real time. For up-to-the-minute information on requirements to work in cannabis, visit the governing body links provided on each state page.

17States & DistrictsAdult use cannabis is legal
21States & DistrictsMedical cannabis is legal

How to get your cannabis license in:

Shape of Mississippi

Mississippi

Medical:
no
Adult Use:
no
Age:
N/A
Hemp:
yes
CBD:
yes
Delivery:
none
Fees:
N/A
Application:
N/A
Market Overview:

Cannabis in Mississippi is illegal for recreational use, but the use of low-THC/high-CBD products is allowed for severe seizure disorders under 2014 legislation. Possession of small amounts was decriminalized in 1978. Medical use was legalized in 2020 after voters approved Initiative 65, but the initiative was struck down by the Supreme Court of Mississippi in May 2021.

Requirements & Application Process:

Upcoming, no details as of yet.

Background Check Requirements:

N/A

Additional Links:

N/A

Additional Job & Salary Information:

2021 Salary Guide

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