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Mississippi Tribes in the Cannabis Industry

Cannabis is Illegal in Mississippi

Cannabis is illegal for recreational and medical purposes with the exception of low-THC/high-CBD products for severe seizure disorders.

News Updates

News Congress May Block DOJ Prosecution of Medical Marijuana in 2-Year Budget
2018.02.10 - A budget deal may block the DOJ from money needed to enforce anti-cannabis laws in states that has voter approval for medical marijuana ... Read more
News U.S. Justice Dept Rescinds All Obama Marijuana Policies 01.04.2018 - The DOJ today rescinded all cannabis policies of the Obama Administration that allowed states to decide their own laws on recreational and medical cannabis. ... Read more

Mississippi's Federally-Recognized Tribes

There is one federally-recognized tribes in Mississippi, the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians. The DOJ marijuana policy on tribal reservations applies to this tribe, which is federally recognized as sovereign by the Bureau of Indian Affairs in the U.S. Interior Department.

Cannabis Opportunities for Mississippi Tribes

The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians recognize the challenges and business opportunities of the cannabis industry, but have not announced their interests or any business plans.