November 2020 – Foundation for an Informed Texas

November

November 24, 2020

Texas Medical Cannabis Symposium — A CME and Policy Day (1/9/21)

The Association of Cannabis Specialists (ACS) is pleased to host the first Texas Medical Cannabis Symposium. Join ACS and get a comprehensive overview of the medicine, science, and policy issues facing practitioners, with reference to current Texas policy. This 5 hour, virtual event will feature presentations from the most notable experts and experienced cannabis specialists, including Mike Tagen Ph.D., Jordan Tishler M.D., Stacia Woodcock Pharm.D., and Julia Arnsten M.D. Symposium participants will hear the following topics and have an opportunity to ask the experts questions in a moderated question and answer session.  Endocannabinoid system 101 Medical Cannabis overview CBD pharmacokinetics Cannabis Research Science on Pain/Opioid Reduction Medical Cannabis Policy Choices Patient Experiences Register today! This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements […]
November 22, 2020

#GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday is a global giving movement that has been built by individuals, families, organizations, businesses and communities in countries around the world. Millions of people have come together to support and champion the causes they believe in and the communities in which they live. Make a tax-deductible gift today to Foundation for an Informed Texas (FIT), whose educational mission covers providing Texans with knowledge about cannabis, the biological mechanisms, the physiological aspects and socio-economic impacts through tools and resources such as seminars, trainings, and on-line resources. Every act of generosity counts, and each means even more when we give together.  Make a one time donation or become a sustaining donor we can rely on during the the 2021 Legislative Session and beyond. Thank you for participating […]
November 22, 2020

Shop with Purpose on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

As our team continues to educate and empower Texans, we wanted to let you know about a great opportunity to support the educational efforts of the Foundation for an Informed Texas (FIT) while shopping on Amazon. Through the AmazonSmile program, a small percentage of every purchase you make on Amazon will be donated to a charity you select. Please select FIT as your preferred charity before you do all your Black Friday and Cyber Monday Shopping. You can set it up quickly and easily by going to Smile.Amazon.com and entering Foundation for an Informed Texas as your designated charity.  The program is operated by Amazon, so the shopping experience is exactly the same — except that 0.5% of the price of each product you purchase on Amazon will […]
November 19, 2020

Cannabis and Sexual Health (12/10/20)

Join Informed Texas for this educational seminar on Cannabis and Sexual Health. Cannabis consumers often find that cannabis has a distinctly positive effect on their sexual health and experiences. Our Medical Director, Wendy Askew, MD, and guests will discuss cannabis’ role as an aphrodisiac, a vasodilator, a disinhibitor, an analgesic and more. After the presentations, there will be a panel discussion with opportunities for Q&A.    Register today! After the tutorial airs on 12/10/20 at noon, it will be available for on-demand replay so that you can watch at your leisure. BECOME A SPONSOR: Sponsorships enable us to offer lower ticket pricing to enable more participation. Proceeds will be used for educational exhibits at the Capitol, educational resources for legislators and to further our mission of cannabis […]