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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., Julia Arnsten M.D. and Marcel Bonn-Miller, PhD 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 Additionally, patients will share their experiences with medical cannabis. Register today! BUNDLE: Option of […]
December 8, 2020

Racial Disparity and Social Justice in Texas (1/18/21)

Join Informed Texas for “Racial Disparity and Social Justice in Texas”, a timely examination of the intersection of cannabis and race. Our esteemed presenters will cover:  Cannabis 101 – Dr Olga Obie Texas Patient Study: What Can We Learn? – Viridiana Edwards Racial Disparity in Policing for Cannabis Possession – Carlos Caro & Vanessa Akins Social Equity: How Can We Do Better? – Christine de la Rosa Expunction Workshop – Kyle Hoelscher Panel: Medicine, Science and Research Dr Elias Jackson Dr Rita McQuire Dr Olga Obie Moderator: Anita Sommers Panel: Examining Racial Disparity and Social Justice in Texas Tamar Bibbs Chas Moore More to be announced! Register today! After the tutorial airs on 1/18/21, it will be available for on-demand replay so that you can watch […]

Previous Events

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 […]
October 21, 2020

Tutorial: How to Become a T.CUP Patient (11/18/20)

Wednesday, November 18th at Noon CT Join Informed Texas and Texas Compassionate Use Program (T.CUP) physician, Dr. Allison Kendrick to learn about how a patient qualifies and enrolls in T.CUP. We will also learn more about the telemedicine process as well as the types of medications/uptake methods that are available.  Register for free today!  After the tutorial airs on 11/18/20 at noon, it will be available for on-demand replay so that you can watch at your leisure. Sponsorships will allow us to offer this tutorial for free to patients. Would you like to Sponsor this program? Click here to become a sponsor! Please consider sponsoring this event by selecting the Silver, Gold or Premium option.
October 1, 2020

Seminar: Best Practices for Hemp in Texas (11/5/20)

Thursday, November 5th, 2020 and Noon Join Informed Texas for this educational, online seminar on Best Practices for Hemp in Texas. As Texas progresses through our inaugural hemp season, education on the burgeoning market is imperative. Our guests presenters will cover: The State of Hemp in Texas Sustainable Cultivation and Cultivar Selection Harvesting  Processing / Packaging / Distributing Application and Reporting Process Current Research in Texas  Register today! After the tutorial airs on 11/5/20 at noon, it will be available for on-demand replay so that you can watch at your leisure. Speakers will be: Taylor Kirk – Horticulture Service Specialist David D. Baltensperger, Ph.D – Agrilife Professor and Head of the Department Susan Hays – Lawyer, Advocate, and Crisis Manager Travis Higginbotham Co-Owner, Sales & Business […]
September 8, 2020

Texas Marijuana Policy Virtual Workshop (9/28/20)

Join Texans for Responsible Marijuana Policy and Informed Texas for our Advocacy Workshop on Monday, September 28 at noon. This virtual event is dedicated to educating and empowering individuals who want to effectively advocate for cannabis in Texas. The workshop is free, but registration is required. This online training will cover: Cannabis 101 Texas Hemp Program  Federal Policy  Texas Compassionate Use Program  Decriminalization  Legalization  Political Timeline Preparing for the Legislative Session  Register for the workshop!
August 6, 2020

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

July 30, 2020

Announcing: Texas Veteran Cannabis Conference (10/17/20)

Join Informed Texas for this online conference on Saturday, October 17th, 2020 about Texas Veterans and medical cannabis! We will be joined by Commissioner Miller, Jordan Tishler, MD, Bryon Adinoff, MD, Wendy Askew, MD, Darina Douchi, Pharm(D) as well as two panels of veterans that will focus on Pain, PTSD and Cannabis as well as Veteran Engagement. There will be multiple Q&A opportunities. We encourage veterans, patients and caregivers to participate in this event and learn more about cannabis. Register now!  The medical professionals will discuss how medical cannabis works, why THC is important and how cannabis affects symptoms of PTSD and Pain as well as potential prescription drug interactions. Attendees will also hear the personal stories of several Texas veterans about how medical cannabis has impacted their life […]
February 18, 2020

Ask the Doctors 03-19-2020

Join two preeminent doctors in cannabis research for a discussion about medical cannabis, their research findings and upcoming research projects.