August 2020 – Foundation for an Informed Texas


August 28, 2020

Texas Hemp Program: Statutes & Regulations

Informed Texas has created a handout to cover all the important points in Texas’ current rules regarding the hemp program including licensing, fees, farming, manufacturing, distributing, laboratories and more. Click here to view! We will update this document once the rules regarding the retails licensing are final. Reminder: Register for the Texas Veteran Cannabis Conference. This online conference on Saturday, October 17th, 2020 about Texas Veterans and medical cannabis! We will be joined by several doctors, the Texas Agriculture Commissioner as well as two panels of veterans. Register HERE.
August 19, 2020

Texas’ Smokable Hemp Ban: Temporary Restraining Order Granted Against the State

Update: The District Court has entered an order extending the temporary restraining order enjoining DSHS from enforcement of its ban against smokable hemp in Texas until the hearing on our application for temporary injunctive relief on September 14, 2020. Four Texas companies are suing to overturn Texas’ ban on the manufacture and sale of smokable hemp products, which they warn will shut Texas companies out of a multibillion-dollar industry and lead to inaccurately labeled products on store shelves. Today these companies (the plaintiffs) and their attorneys participated in a temporary restraining order (TRO) hearing today in the Travis County 261st District Court. Judge Livingston presided over the hearing. Both sides conferred to see if they could come to an amicable resolution on the TRO. They could […]
August 10, 2020

Texas Patient Study: Medical Cannabis

August 6, 2020

Community Conversation: Texas Patient Study (8-18-20 at 6pm)