Monthly Archives: October 2015

Updated 2015 Addendum!

addendum iconOctober 29, 2015
NORML’s Emerging Clinical Applications For Cannabis & Cannabinoids and Hon. Steven K. Lubell’s Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act Summary have recently been updated, go check it out! Continue reading

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Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act

CAL NORML Release Oct. 9, 2015 California NORML welcomes Gov. Brown’s signing of a historic package of bills to regulate medical marijuana like other legal industries, the Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MCRSA). “MCRSA is a helpful  first step  in what will be a lengthy legalization process ”  says Cal NORML director Dale Gieringer,  “MCRSA establishes a long-overdue framework for bringing California into compliance with federal guidelines, though  it … Continue reading

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Drug Policy Alliance Job Description

Title: Policy Coordinator, Los Angeles, CA Type: Full-Time Supervisor: State Director, California Department: Public Policy Location: Los Angeles, California Last Day to Apply: Applications will be reviewed immediately and will be accepted until the position is filled. The Drug Policy Alliance has an immediate opening for a Policy Coordinator in our Los Angeles Office reporting directly to the State Director of California. Drug Policy Alliance The Drug Policy Alliance (DPA) is … Continue reading

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Marijuana Business Conference

4th annual mjbizLas Vegas – November 11-13
The marijuana industry’s largest and longest-running national tradeshow continues to grow, welcoming 4000 cannabis industry professionals, more than 200 exhibitors and a 30,000 square foot expo floor. Presentations include keynote speaker Ralph Nader, all-new sessions with Q&A from more than 75 industry experts. Roundtable discussions, the Marijuana Business Crash Course, Pitch Slam and the Industry Celebration & Benefit Event round out the schedule.

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Chancellor’s Chat: October 2015

djonesHey California! We’ve filed your initiative, and I am counting on all of our OU Alumni to help make it happen!!!

The initiative language is available at We welcome your comments and feedback until midnight PST on Thursday, October 8th.

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October 2015 Tip of the Month

tip of the month ladybug transparentHorticultural Myths Horticulture is both an art and a science, wherein lies a world muddled by biased research, myths, and misconceptions. It’s difficult to find information backed with the scientific research needed to prove its legitimacy, and even more difficult to find information backed with photographical or numerical evidence. Continue reading

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Instructor of the Month: John Geluardi

John Geluardi squareCongratulations to John Geluardi, OU’s October 2015 Instructor of the Month!

What do you teach at Oaksterdam University?
I teach economics of the medical cannabis industry. Topics cover the economic forces that have helped propel the burgeoning industry into a vital contributor to the country’s business community and the powerful opposing forces that would push medical cannabis back into the shadows.

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Alumni Success Story: Michael Kise

mikeCongratulations to Michael Kise, the featured October 2015 Alumni of the Month!

Mike is a graduate of the May 2014 Basic & Advanced Classic & Indoor Horticulture Seminars! Continue reading

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Reception for Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi

MirkarimiYou are cordially invited to a reception for San Francisco’s Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi: The only California Sheriff who supports medical marijuana! The event is held at the Oaksterdam University campus on October 16, 6 – 8 pm! Current Semester Students will receive extra credit for attending! Continue reading

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