Events – Foundation for an Informed Texas


November 16, 2022

Texas Marijuana Advocacy Virtual Workshop (1/21/23)

Join Texans for Responsible Marijuana Policy and Informed Texas for our Advocacy Workshop on Saturday January 21st at 11am. 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  Become a sponsor for this event! After the tutorial airs on January 21st at 11am, it will be available for on-demand replay so that Texans can participate at their leisure. This also means that your company will get continued exposure. Sponsorships enable us to offer lower registration pricing and registration scholarships. It also empowers Informed Texas […]

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August 20, 2021

Cannabis Treatment for Epilepsy, Autism and PTSD: Adult and Pediatric Considerations (11/16/21)

A Live Webinar with Dr Bonni Goldstein Tuesday, November 16th 2021 at 6:30pm CT Informed Texas welcomes Bonni Goldstein, MD for a live webinar on Cannabis Treatment for Epilepsy, Autism and PTSD: Adult and Pediatric Considerations. 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 16th at 6:30pm CT, it will be available for on-demand replay so that you can watch at your leisure. Sponsorships allow us to keep our ticket […]
July 22, 2021

Tutorial: How to Become a T.CUP Patient (8/28/21)

With improvements made during the 87th Legislative Session, now is the perfect time to help patients prepare for the changes that will take effect on September 1st. Join Informed Texas and Texas Compassionate Use Program (T.CUP) physicians to learn about what conditions allow patients to qualify, the process for enrolling in T.CUP and how to fulfill your prescription. 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 Saturday, August 28th at 10am, it will be available for on-demand replay so that you can watch at your leisure. Sponsorships allow us to offer this tutorial for free to patients. Would you like to Sponsor this program? Click here […]
March 29, 2021

Live Webinar: A Review of the Texas Patient Study on Medical Cannabis (4/12/21)

Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy and Foundation for an Informed Texas have worked together on a survey of Texas patients to better understand patient needs, why they use cannabis, the conditions which cannabis helps, the effects of cannabis on these conditions, and to provide accurate data. This live webinar will be hosted on Monday, April 12th at 7pm CT and will will delve into the methodology, results, key findings and recommendations. This webinar will include a LIVE Q&A portion at the end. Presenters: Katharine Neill Harris, Ph.D. and Fellow in Drug Policy at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy Viridiana Edwards, nonresident scholar for the Drug Policy Program and a U.S. Army Veteran Jax Finkel, Executive Director for Informed Texas This LIVE webinar with Q&A will air on 4/12/21 and […]
February 4, 2021

Economics of a Regulated Cannabis Market (3/6/21)

As a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, Texas has to re-evaluate how we operate as a state. This includes the way we do business and how we choose to utilize resources. Our united goals are to keep Texans safe and keep our economy moving.  A growing number of states have embraced regulatory frameworks to allow for businesses to grow, manufacture and sell cannabis to those that are over the age of 21. Informed Texas will cover effective tax rates vs prohibitive rates, number of potential consumers, estimated sales per customer, job growth, revenue, criminal justice impacts and more. This seminar will air on 3/6/21 and then will immediately be available for on demand replay. Sponsorships enable us to offer lower registration pricing and registration scholarships. It also empowers […]
February 3, 2021

Cannabis and Pain Seminar (2/27/21)

Join Informed Texas for this educational seminar on Cannabis and Pain. There is mounting interest among patients and healthcare professionals about the clinical benefits of medical cannabis for various ailments, most commonly for pain relief. A large body of clinical research and a history of anecdotal evidence support the use of cannabis for pain relief.  With a growing number of states enacting robust medical cannabis programs, the most common use for medical cannabis in the US is for pain control. We will examine cannabis’ efficacy, safety profile and impact on opioid use with Pain Specialist Robert Marks, MD and Chase Bearden, T.CUP patient and Deputy Executive Director of Coalition of Texans with Disabilities. (More to be announced.).  This seminar will air on 2/27/21 at 11am CT […]
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 […]
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 […]