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The Department has issued guidance regarding The Children's Promise Act and the Pregnancy Resource Act for 2023 which can be found here.

MDOR-ABC Enforcement are currently accepting training documents for review related to Mississippi-compliant Cannabis Worker Training programs from third party vendors.

Medical Cannabis Dispensary Workers are currently required to attend 8 hours of training to obtain their Worker Card and then 5 hours of training every year after to retain their certification.

MDOR-ABC Enforcement have provided 3 hours of training for this purpose where the remaining 5 hours of training falls on the individual dispensaries themselves.

If you have a training program or video that you believe is compliant with all applicable Mississippi state statutes and administrative codes and you are interested in having your training videos or programs reviewed by ABC Enforcement please send them to the ABC Permit Division at

The training modules and material will be reviewed by MDOR-ABC Enforcement. If the training meets all of the applicable requirements, we will list the training on the MDOR Cannabis Website ( in the Worker Card Training section as “Training that ABC Enforcement Acknowledges as Meeting the Minimum Requirements.”

The Request for Proposal (RFP) has been issued to seek a third-party operator for the Alcoholic Beverage Control Warehouse.

Request for Proposal


The Mississippi Department of Revenue (DOR) has been granted approval from the Public Procurement Review Board to issue a Request for Proposals (RFP). The RFP authorizes the Mississippi Department of Revenue to contract with a third-party operator for its Liquor Distribution Center located in Gluckstadt, Mississippi. The RFP will be issued on October 11, 2022 and will be available for viewing on DOR's website. 

If you have subscribed to the designated email to receive updates on the RFP process, a link to the RFP will be emailed to you. 

A one percent (1%) tax is imposed on the overnight room rentals of hotels and motels within the corporate limits of the City of Olive Branch. This special levy is in addition to all other taxes now imposed. Effective October 1, 2022.

Notice 72-22-14

Senate Bill 2844, effective July 1, 2022, authorizes the Mississippi Department of Revenue (DOR) to contract with a third-party operator for its Liquor Distribution Center located in Gluckstadt, Mississippi. State procurement laws require that DOR obtain approval from the Public Procurement Review Board (PPRB) before issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP). 

DOR is seeking permission from PPRB to issue an RFP for the operator. If PPRB grants approval of the RFP process, DOR will issue the RFP in mid-October. After the RFP is issued, DOR will schedule a pre-bid conference with all interested, potential operators. Proposals will be due from potential operators at the end of November, and the selection of an operator should occur in December.

Senate Bill 2844 also authorizes DOR, working through the Department of Finance and Administration (DFA), to construct a warehouse within fifty (50) miles of the state capitol. The Legislature committed fifty-five million dollars ($55,000,000.00) for construction and equipping the warehouse. DOR and DFA have been working to identify properties suitable for a warehouse. We are also working closely with DFA to develop an initial estimate for constructing a warehouse.

The Department of Revenue will provide an update on the RFP process following the PPRB October board meeting.    

To receive periodic updates on the RFP process for the warehouse operator or the design and construction of the new warehouse, please email DOR at the following email addresses:

Warehouse operator            

Warehouse construction      

Mississippi will follow the federal extension due date of February 15, 2023, granted to victims of the water crisis beginning August 30, 2022. Taxpayers that reside, have a business or whose records are located in Hinds County have until February 15, 2023, to file individual income tax returns, corporate income and franchise tax returns, pass-through entity tax returns and quarterly estimated payments due between August 30, 2022, and February 15, 2023. Taxpayers located within this area that have a valid extension to file their 2021 tax returns will now have until February 15, 2023, to file the returns.

Notice 80-22-002

House Bill 1691 of the 2022 Legislative Session was signed into law on April 14, 2022. This bill established an act to allow any partnership, S corporation or similar pass-through entity to elect to be taxed as an “electing passthrough entity” for state income tax purposes and to pay income tax at the entity level. Each owner, member, partner or shareholder of an electing pass-through entity shall report their pro rata or distributive share of the income from the electing pass-through entity and shall be allowed a credit against income taxes in an amount equal to his or her pro rata or distributive share of income tax paid by the electing pass-through entity for the corresponding taxable year. This bill is effective from and after January 1, 2022.

Pass-Through Entity Election Notice

DOR is now accepting Medical Cannabis Dispensary Applications. Please visit to apply.