The Mississippi Department of Revenue has released a checklist for those who are interested in opening a medical marijuana dispensary in the state after the passage of the Mississippi Medical Cannabis Act in February 2022.
The checklist was a collaboration with the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) and will be an electronic application process. The Mississippi Cannabis Dispensary License applications will be available online no later than July 2022, as per the legislation’s guidelines.
Once an application is submitted, MDOR will issue them within 30 days of receiving the completed form including all required forms and documents.
The checklist covers several items like the legal name of the business and physical address, proof of registration with the Secretary of State’s office, Sales Tax Permit number, land survey by a Mississippi-licensed surveyor that proves the business is not within 1,000 feet of a school, church or childcare facility, and list of all parties with 10% or greater economic interest. All of the items on the checklist must be marked, if applicable to the person