Dozens of medical marijuana businesses and nonprofits are popping up around Mississippi even though the state’s regulatory system won’t be ready for months, and despite the fact that the Mississippi Supreme Court might strike down the voter-approved program. Companies can’t legally grow, process, or dispense medical pot until they obtain state licenses, which likely won’t be issued until August. But already more than 90 businesses and nonprofits have registered with the state or reserved a name, according to a recent review of Mississippi Secretary of State records. Among them: Mississippi Marijuana Doctor, Cannabis-Infused Solutions, Cloud 9 Cannabis, Delta Dank, and Alien Ganja Farms. The large number of early registrants underscores the potential economic boost from marijuana legalization after Mississippi voters overwhelmingly approved Initiative 65 in November.

Cannabis Business Executive – Cannabis and Marijuana industry news, 03/07/2021 09:15:00

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