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Medical Marijuana Now Legal in Mississippi

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Republican Gov. Tate Reeves signed the legislation Wednesday, legalizing medical marijuana for people with debilitating conditions such as cancer, AIDS and sickle cell disease. It became law immediately. It could be months before the first marijuana dispensaries open. Thirty-six other states and four territories allow the medical use of cannabis. Mississippi is now the 37th.