January 24, 2017 medical marijuana mississippi

Will Mississippi be the next southern state to legalize medical marijuana?

Is Mississippi the next state in the south to turn green? State Representative Joel Bomgar (R-Madison) sure hopes so, as he recently introduced House Bill 179, titled the “Mississippi Medical Marijuana Pilot Program Act”. HB 179 aims to provide some of Mississippi’s sickest patients with high quality cannabis oil and edibles, and it addresses most […]

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December 8, 2015 MPP fundraising Mississippi

Marijuana Policy Project Banned in Mississippi

The State of Mississippi recently announced that MPP, arguably the nation’s largest organization focused on ending marijuana prohibition, would not be granted non-profit status and would not be allowed to raise funds in the state. Their reasoning? Because Rob Kampia, MPP’s Executive Director, was arrested and convicted of growing marijuana while he was in college […]

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May 12, 2015

Man who offered to pay for marijuana petition signatures in Mississippi withdraws support

Recently we reported on an announcement made by Jeremy Bufford, the owner of a Florida-based “medical marijuana school” called Medical Marijuana United, who came to Mississippi offering to pay for signatures on a petition to get full marijuana legalization on the statewide ballot. To recap Bufford’s offer, which he detailed during a 30 minute press conference in […]

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March 31, 2015

Florida Businessman Promises to Pay for Signatures on Mississippi Marijuana Petition

From the “there’s more than one way to skin a cat besides choking it on butter” files: Last week Jeremy Bufford, owner of a Florida-based online cannabis school, made a personal pledge to the volunteers working to gather signatures for a ballot measure aimed at legalizing cannabis in Mississippi. During a press conference Bufford promised to […]

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January 29, 2015

One of the Boldest Cannabis Initiatives in History is Taking Place Right Now in Mississippi

Two Mississippi cannabis reform organizations have joined forces to end marijuana prohibition in their state, and if successful will pull off one of the most comprehensive pieces of citizen-generated legislation dealing with cannabis that we have seen yet. Proposition 48 is a ballot initiative that would not only legalize both medical and recreational marijuana in Mississippi but industrial […]

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