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The Mississippi Department of Revenue has updated the Dispensary Checklist to include a required Affidavit for background checks.

The affidavit can be located on our Cannabis webpage under Application Forms. The Dispensary Regulations have also been updated regarding background checks. Please visit for more information.

The Mississippi Department of Revenue has released a Medical Cannabis Dispensary checklist for applicants. A map of the cities and counties that opted-out of allowing dispensaries is also available.

Click the link to view the updated information.

Proposed regulations for taxes applicable to medical cannabis are now available for public comment through May 27, 2022, and can be viewed at under the ‘Dispensary Regulations’ heading.

Please send all comments to

All Medical Cannabis Dispensary License applicants will be required to have a sales tax account and sales tax permit prior to applying for a license. Please visit and select ‘Register for Taxes’ to create a TAP profile. After completing the set-up of your TAP profile, log in, select ‘More Actions’, then ‘Register a New Account’ to apply for a sales tax account and permit. This process could take up to three weeks, so please apply at your earliest convenience. 

To complete an application for a dispensary license, you must have FIRST received a sales tax permit ID.

When applying, use the following NAICS codes:

Type of Licensure






Transporter (local freight)


Transporter (long distance)


Testing Facility




Waste Disposal


Following a two-week public comment period, on May 13, 2022 the Department published final Medical Cannabis Dispensary regulations. For more information and a list of changes from the proposed regulations, please visit

New Medical Cannabis Dispensary forms, including a Waiver of Distance Requirements, are now available at under ‘Application Forms.’

These forms will be utilized in submitting a completed Medical Cannabis Dispensary application.

The Mississippi Department of Revenue has drafted the proposed regulations for medical cannabis dispensaries. These regulations have been posted to our website and are available for review and public comment through April 29, 2022. They are available here: Proposed Regulations for Dispensaries (4/15/22).

Comments should be submitted to

Mississippi Department of Revenue Statement on SB 2095




Statement on SB 2095

Mississippi will follow the additional federal extended due date of January 3, 2022, to file certain
income tax returns for victims of Hurricane Ida. Individuals that reside or have a business in
Amite, Claiborne, Copiah, Covington, Franklin, George, Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, Jefferson,
Jefferson Davis, Lawrence, Lincoln, Pearl River, Pike, Simpson, Walthall, Wayne, and Wilkinson
counties qualify for the extension.

2020 Additional Hurricane Ida Extension