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Should Marijuana Be Legal?

USA iconJohn S Kiernan  //  Wallethub
Call it a sign of society’s moral erosion, an act of economic desperation or folks finally coming to their senses, but a record-high number of Americans – 61% – now support marijuana legalization, according to a March 2016 survey by the AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. Such sentiment is the product of a decades-long shift in perspective, which has taken this hot-button issue from the realm of “I didn't inhale, and I never tried again” to "When I was a kid I inhaled frequently; that was the point." And that’s just commanders in chief talking!

July 2016 Chancellor’s Chat: 20 Years and counting!

OU Logo 500x500 transparentOaksterdam is 20 years old this month! Have you been to Oakland recently? Our fair city is thriving and becoming more beautiful each year. The renovated Fox Theater opened in 2009 with OU’s support and restaurants have sprouted up around it. The Hive, which is a city block of historic structures near the 19th Street BART station has been transformed into office, retail and residential space. Most recently, a major renovation of the old Sears store will create new office space. Hotels are popping up and plans to revitalize Jack London Square, Old Town and Uptown are in the works.


Featured Instructor of the Month: Robyn Pierce

OU Logo 1000x1000 transparentCongratulations to Robyn Pierce, OU’s July 2016 Featured Instructor!

What do you teach at Oaksterdam University?
I teach all aspects of cannabis horticulture. My specialty is cannabis propagation and nursery management.


Cooking Cannabis with Aunt Sandy

sandyJoin Oaksterdam University & Aunt Sandy this July 16th, 2016 to learn learn creative cannabis infusion methods and how to start creating your own! Upon completion of this course, students will be ready to prepare their own cannabis infused meals, treats, and drinks! The course will be held from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm.


New York Horticulture Seminar

iconNew York Horticulture Seminar
December 3 – 6, 2016 • 10 am – 6 pm
Hotel Beacon • 2130 Broadway & 57th • New York, NY
Our 2 - 4 day (Part I & Part II) Seminar will cover everything you need to know from seed to harvest!

Horticulture Tip of the Month: Rainy Harvest

Tip of the month leafThe Best of Ask Ed: Your Marijuana Questions Answered

Will Rain make buds less potent? Will shaking plants after a rain prevent mold? Is there any way to prevent mold after rainfall?


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 150 active professors and instructors, our legal professors not only teach you about the law, they helped write the law.

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