Cannabis Law: Medical Marijuana in Mississippi Long-Term Care Facilities
The Mississippi Department of Health has not yet released regulations pertaining to medical marijuana in long-term care facilities. However, they have released an outline for the subchapters of this section.
General provisions of medical marijuana in long-term care facilities.
Subchapter one will cover the general provisions of medical marijuana in long-term care facilities. This includes guidance for:
- Hospice facilities
- Nursing homes
- Assisted living programs
- ICF/IDD programs
The proposed regulations will likely give guidance on facilitating the use of medical marijuana by staff members at caregiver institutions and programs.
Physician certification and caregiver training
Subchapter two will likely pertain to the physician certification process in long-term care facilities.
Subchapter three will likely be about caregiver training for staff of these facilities.
Subchapter four will regard the storage and prevention of diversion of medical marijuana in long-term care facilities.
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