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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 […]
November 13, 2020

Texas Marijuana Policy Conference (Nov 20&21)

​Texans for Responsible Marijuana Policy hosts the third annual Texas Marijuana Policy Conference​! Hemp has been legalized at the state and federal levels, but Texas still denies patient access to medical cannabis and tens of thousands are being arrested annually for marijuana possession. Speakers​ include state lawmakers, researchers, medical professionals, industry leaders, and advocates!​ We are excited to have several Texas NORML board members participating.  Carlos Caro, Secretary for Informed Texas, and Wendy Askew MD, Medical Director for Informed Texas, will participate in the panel Cops, Docs, and Clergy: Lasting Impacts of Marijuana Criminalization on Friday, the 20th at 11am. Jax Finkel, Executive Director of Texas NORML, will moderate a panel on Cannabis Testing in Texas​ on Friday, the 20th at 11am. Nishi Whiteley, Resource Director for Informed Texas, will be hosting a workshop on Responsible Cannabis Consumption​ […]