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Attend the Free Las Vegas Cannabis Job Fair!

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The Job Fair will be held Sunday, June 14th from 12:00pm – 6:30pm at the Plaza Hotel. 5:30 – 6:30pm exclusive happy hour/meet & greet for Seminar students. Industry speakers at 1:00pm sharp! Admission is free. Sponsored by Green Therapeutics

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Washington D.C. Basic Classic Seminar

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O.U. is coming to D.C.!
On June 27-28, 2015, Oaksterdam University – the nation’s only recognized cannabis college – will bring to Washington, D.C., the city’s first certified career training program for candidates seeking to enter the legal cannabis industry.  The two-day event, to be held at the Capital Hilton located at 1001 16th Street NW, is sponsored by local cannabis entrepreneur Ben David Sheppard and his edibles company, House of Jane.  Save your seat and Enroll Today!
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Las Vegas Basic & Advanced Classic Seminars – June 12-15, 2015

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Oaksterdam is coming back to Vegas! This time with out Basic & Advanced Classic Seminars. Learn to skills needed for the cannabis industry and how to start, operate, and maintain your own cannabusiness. Save your seat today!
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Instructor of the Month: Aunt Sandy

What do you teach at Oaksterdam University?
Methods of Ingestion, how to infuse recipes with cannabis is the class I teach in the Basic Program. I also teach a hands on cooking elective class quarterly throughout the year.

How long have you been with OU?
I have been teaching here at OU since 2008.

How you got involved in the industry?
I set out to make the most butt kicking butter possible because I knew you could always cut it with regular butter to control the potency and I developed a whole new process and wrote Aunt Sandy's Medical Marijuana Cookbook which had a huge impact on the cannabis world!
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Alumni Success Story: Druce Fu, M.D.

Why have you attended Oaksterdam?
Medical marijuana permit applications were announced by the State of Nevada and I found Oaksterdam's seminar to be everything I needed. As a non-industry person, the seminars gave me the building blocks of information and connections I needed to get where I am today. It all started at Oaksterdam.

How has it helped or inspire you?
As a non-industry person, the seminars gave me the building blocks of information and connections I needed to get where I am today. Our company, Green Therapetuics, has 4 medical marijuana permits in Las Vegas, NV and it all started at Oaksterdam.
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Summer Seminars – Open Enrollment!

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Enrollment for our Summer Seminars is now available! Head over to the schedule page and enroll in an Oaksterdam University Seminar course. CLASSES FILL QUICKLY!
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Quality Training for the Cannabis Industry

America’s first cannabis college was founded in the year 2007 to provide students with the highest quality training for the cannabis industry.  Since opening its doors, thousands of students have learned how to grow medicinal quality cannabis and have gained important skills needed for success in the cannabis industry.   OU’s faculty is comprised of the most knowledgeable and recognized names in the industry. With anywhere from 40 – 80 active professors and instructors, our legal professors not only teach you about the law, they helped write the law.

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Category: General@420 PITCH by Weedclub

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May 11, 2015

@420 PITCH BY WEEDCLUB
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Sponsored by
People Connect
Fathom Law
Runway Incubator

May 11, 2015, 5:00 PM: Cannabis Startups and Investors unite in San Francisco for the inaugural @420 Pitch by WeedClub.

Presenter and Exhibitor Preview begins at 4:20 PM with professional networking starting at 5:00 PM. Arrive early if you want to have longer conversations with our presenters and sponsors. It is recommended that press arrive early.

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Category: Classic SemesterClassic Semester

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May 13, 2015

Classic Semester
Most comprehensive cannabis education available anywhere!
Now with Delivery Business and Topical Applications!
The Classic Semester is best suited for students who would like to be educated on all facets of the cannabis industry and prefer to meet regularly for 14 weeks as opposed to attending the Basic and Advanced two day seminars. If you are new to cannabis, the Classic Semester provides you with an overview into legal concerns, horticulture, ingestion methods, extractions, science, the cannabis industry, potential careers, business opportunities, best practices, and much more! Our comprehensive Classic Semester has increased from 13 weeks to 14 weeks and now includes Delivery Business and Topical Applications! Each week also includes a grow lab demonstration with accomplished horticulturists who can walk you week-by-week through growing your first garden or help you identify opportunities to improve your current system.
Wednesdays from 10:30am - 1:00pm

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Category: Horticulture SemesterHorticulture Semester

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May 14, 2015

Comprehensive Horticulture Semester
14 week - Comprehensive Horticulture Semester (includes Indoor and Outdoor Horticulture)
Classes begin 01/22/2015 Thursdays 10:30am - 1:00pm
Oaksterdam University presents the most comprehensive indoor and outdoor horticultural training in the Cannabis Industry. Whether you have experience with cannabis, or are new to it, this semester offers specialized classes that will maximize your productivity!
Classes consist of slide presentations and lectures by industry leaders. There will be ample opportunities to participate in Q & A sessions. Classes include additional lab time with OU lab techs and instructors, as well as do-it-yourself (DIY) opportunities that will help you develop your personal goals in both small and large scale settings.

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Category: GeneralHemp Con Cup

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May 15, 2015

Location:
CASHMAN CENTER
Las Vegas Blvd N, Las Vegas, NV 89101

Hemp Con Cup

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Category: GeneralHemp Con Cup

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May 16, 2015

Location:
CASHMAN CENTER
Las Vegas Blvd N, Las Vegas, NV 89101

Hemp Con Cup

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Category: GeneralHemp Con Cup

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May 17, 2015

Location:
CASHMAN CENTER
Las Vegas Blvd N, Las Vegas, NV 89101

Hemp Con Cup

Category: General420 GAMES 4.20 Mile Fun Run in San Jose

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May 17, 2015

The 420 Games gives new meaning to going the extra mile. Instead of a 5K run (3.1 miles), The 420 Games San Jose run will be a 4.20 mile couse! While this is a timed event, participants are welcome to run or walk the course. All finishers are treated to a concert and two hours of Lagunitas Beer Tasting.

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Category: Classic SemesterClassic Semester

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May 20, 2015

Classic Semester
Most comprehensive cannabis education available anywhere!
Now with Delivery Business and Topical Applications!
The Classic Semester is best suited for students who would like to be educated on all facets of the cannabis industry and prefer to meet regularly for 14 weeks as opposed to attending the Basic and Advanced two day seminars. If you are new to cannabis, the Classic Semester provides you with an overview into legal concerns, horticulture, ingestion methods, extractions, science, the cannabis industry, potential careers, business opportunities, best practices, and much more! Our comprehensive Classic Semester has increased from 13 weeks to 14 weeks and now includes Delivery Business and Topical Applications! Each week also includes a grow lab demonstration with accomplished horticulturists who can walk you week-by-week through growing your first garden or help you identify opportunities to improve your current system.
Wednesdays from 10:30am - 1:00pm

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Category: Horticulture SemesterHorticulture Semester

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May 21, 2015

Comprehensive Horticulture Semester
14 week - Comprehensive Horticulture Semester (includes Indoor and Outdoor Horticulture)
Classes begin 01/22/2015 Thursdays 10:30am - 1:00pm
Oaksterdam University presents the most comprehensive indoor and outdoor horticultural training in the Cannabis Industry. Whether you have experience with cannabis, or are new to it, this semester offers specialized classes that will maximize your productivity!
Classes consist of slide presentations and lectures by industry leaders. There will be ample opportunities to participate in Q & A sessions. Classes include additional lab time with OU lab techs and instructors, as well as do-it-yourself (DIY) opportunities that will help you develop your personal goals in both small and large scale settings.

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Category: Classic SemesterClassic Semester

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May 27, 2015

Classic Semester
Most comprehensive cannabis education available anywhere!
Now with Delivery Business and Topical Applications!
The Classic Semester is best suited for students who would like to be educated on all facets of the cannabis industry and prefer to meet regularly for 14 weeks as opposed to attending the Basic and Advanced two day seminars. If you are new to cannabis, the Classic Semester provides you with an overview into legal concerns, horticulture, ingestion methods, extractions, science, the cannabis industry, potential careers, business opportunities, best practices, and much more! Our comprehensive Classic Semester has increased from 13 weeks to 14 weeks and now includes Delivery Business and Topical Applications! Each week also includes a grow lab demonstration with accomplished horticulturists who can walk you week-by-week through growing your first garden or help you identify opportunities to improve your current system.
Wednesdays from 10:30am - 1:00pm

Category: GeneralCannabis Farmer's Legislative Leadership Reception

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May 27, 2015

Join us on the Patio of Chop's for an evening of discussion and socializing with leading farmers, business owners, and lawmakers as we continue building the partnerships needed to effectively and quickly bring CA's global leading cannabis industry into regulation.

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Category: Horticulture SemesterHorticulture Semester

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May 28, 2015

Comprehensive Horticulture Semester
14 week - Comprehensive Horticulture Semester (includes Indoor and Outdoor Horticulture)
Classes begin 01/22/2015 Thursdays 10:30am - 1:00pm
Oaksterdam University presents the most comprehensive indoor and outdoor horticultural training in the Cannabis Industry. Whether you have experience with cannabis, or are new to it, this semester offers specialized classes that will maximize your productivity!
Classes consist of slide presentations and lectures by industry leaders. There will be ample opportunities to participate in Q & A sessions. Classes include additional lab time with OU lab techs and instructors, as well as do-it-yourself (DIY) opportunities that will help you develop your personal goals in both small and large scale settings.

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