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Virtual Event

Texas Veteran Online Conference

4 hours

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Join Informed Texas for this online conference about Texas Veterans and medical cannabis. We will hear from medical professionals about how medical cannabis works and its effects on PTSD and Pain as well as potential prescription drug interactions. Commissioner Miller will update us on Texas’ hemp program. We will also hear the personal stories of several Texas veterans and how medical cannabis has impacted their life. We encourage veterans, patients and caregivers to participate in this event and learn more about cannabis!


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Saturday, October 17th, 2020

Time: 10am


Welcome & Intro - Ret. Major David Bass


Growing Hemp for Veterans - Texas Ag Commissioner Sid Miller


How Cannabis Works 101 - Wendy Askew, MD


THC As Medicine - Jordan Tishler, MD - Harvard Medical School Instructor, Association of Cannabis Specialists’ President


PTSD, Pain and Cannabis - Bryon Adinoff, MD - Doctors for Cannabis Regulation, Former Addiction Neuroscientist w Veterans Affairs


Drug Interactions - Dr Darina A. Douchi, PharmD, MAJ(R) and CEO of Curativo Hemp


PTSD and Pain Panel 

moderated by Retired Major David Bass 

Jason Walker, Retired Army NCO

Romana Harrison, Navy Veteran and Owner of  Pine Shadows Farm LLC

Phil Gero, Former Sergeant with Pflugerville Police Department 

Lieutenant Colonel Joseph Graham, US Army Medical Service Corps, Retired 


Veteran Engagement  Panel 

moderated by Jax Finkel, Executive Director for Informed Texas 

Anita Sommers, M(ASCP) and Air Force Veteran 

Amanda Walker - Military Spouse 

Akila Wienecke - Texas NORML’s Director of Patient Outreach 


Legislative and Electoral Processes  - Jax Finkel, Executive Director of Informed Texas


We encourage veterans, patients and caregivers to participate in this event and learn more about cannabis!


Sat, Oct 17, 2020 - 10:00a to 10:00a CDT

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