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Physician Podcast: Episode 8

What to know on Mississippi Initiative 65 with Thad Waites, MD, MACC

This week on Physician Podcast Rebecca W. Lauderdale, MD discusses Initiative 65 with Thad Waites, MD, MACC, a physician with Hattiesburg Clinic Heart & Vascular. Initiative 65, known as the medical marijuana bill, is on the ballot for the upcoming election, Nov. 3, 2020.

Waites was recently appointed to chairman of the board for the Mississippi State Board of Health, so he will be able to lend some inside insight on this initiative. Click here to learn more about his recent appointment.

 About Initiative 65

Per the current proposed ballot summary, Initiative Measure No. 65 proposes to amend the Mississippi Constitution to allow qualified patients with debilitating medical conditions, as certified by Mississippi licensed physicians, to use medical marijuana. This amendment would allow medical marijuana to be provided only by licensed treatment centers. The Mississippi State Department of Health would regulate and enforce the provisions of this amendment.

Click here to learn more about the initiative and its alternative.

Click here for the full discussion between Drs. Lauderdale and Waites: https://bit.ly/3dGQbCF

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