Earlier this year the Texas Legislature passed HB 1535 to improve the Texas Compassionate Use Program (T.CUP) during the regular session. This legislation included a provision to create “Compassionate-Use Institutional Review Boards” (CIRB) which could potentially add new qualifying conditions, facilitate research, and track the impact of medical cannabis on patients participating in the program. The Department of State Health Services (DSHS) has been tasked with the creation of the CIRB regulatory framework.
DSHS has released their first iteration of the CIRB regulations, which can be reviewed here. Public comments are now being accepted, and must be submitted by the September 20th deadline. Thoughtful feedback can be submitted by:
Are you interested in becoming a patient in the Texas Compassionate Use Program? You can learn how by registering for our free tutorial today! This content is available on demand for you to watch at your leisure.
As a preeminent cannabis physician, Dr Goldstein has helped thousands of adult and pediatric patients better understand and find relief with the cannabis plant. Dr Goldstein will use this experience to help registrants navigate the science and understand treating certain conditions with cannabis. After the presentation, there will be a Q&A segment for registrants to participate in.
After the tutorial airs on Tuesday, November 16 at 6:30pm CT, it will be available for on-demand replay so that you can watch at your leisure.
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