Mississippi State Department of Health

Medical Cannabis Background Checks


Background checks are required for individuals who intend to work in many medical cannabis related jobs. Affidavits of background checks must be submitted with license applications.

Required Background Checks

Background checks are required for individuals who:


Fingerprinting is required as part of the background check. Fingerprint cards must be submitted via mail to:

MSDH Fingerprint Unit
143B Lefleur’s Square
Jackson, MS 39211


Submit a notarized affidavit form of your background when you apply for a work permit or business-related license.

Questions and Answers

Links referenced
Affidavit for business licensing    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/30,19110,425,pdf/Affidavit_for_Cannabis_Business.pdf
Affidavit for work permit applications    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/30,19111,425,pdf/Affidavit_for_Cannabis_Work_Permit.pdf
Questions and answers on medical cannabis background checks    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/30,19114,425,pdf/Background_Check_QA.pdf

Find this page at http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/index.cfm

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