Monthly Archives: April 2016

Civil Liberty or Public Health?

contra countyWednesday, April 27 4:00 – 6:00 pm  //   Martinez
The Marijuana Legalization Education Series proudly presents: Dr. Aseem Sappal, OU’s Provost & Dean of the Faculty, join us as he discusses the benefits of legalizing marijuana and its effects on the community and Oaksterdam University. This is a special invitation to our community to join us in our efforts to gain a better understanding of the Marijuana Legalization Initiative.

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Marijuana Economic Boom May Influence 2016 Polls

oakland north thumbnailOakland North  //  Nailah Morgan
Oakland North talks with OU Provost & Dean of the Faculty Dr. Aseem Sappal! This year will be a pivotal year for owners of cannabis-related businesses, especially in California. With 11 marijuana measures in circulation for signatures, pot-based businesses hope for a boom year. Continue reading

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The Moneytree Movie Screening

1238157_742742609096658_4000797248915704462_nSaturday April 23, San Rafael
We are hosting the re-release of The Moneytree, a film  created as an act of civil disobedience in response to cannabis laws in 1991. Here is a trailer for the film. In addition to the screening on April 23rd in San Rafael; be part of the community discussion immediately following featuring Oaksterdam University’s Provost and Dean of the Faculty Dr. Aseem Sappal. Continue reading

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Chancellor’s Chat: April 2016

djonesOh boy, have the presidential politics been a hot topic in the Jones’ household!  Our two-year-old is already babbling on about “Feel the Bern!,” and Cruz, and Trump as well as “oh sh*t” (mommy is still working on her potty mouth).  What is surprising me is the lack of support (or even my defense) of Hillary in our household.

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6 Warning Signs when Selecting a Cannabis Consulting Firm

CCLG logoOaksterdam University graduates and alumni, as you immerse yourselves in the cannabis industry, you may find the need to hire outside help for business management and oversight.  More than ever, consulting firms claiming to specialize in the cannabis businesses have been on the rise as legalization across the U.S. continues.

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Lawsuit Filed over Antioch’s Ban on Personal Cultivation

CCLG logoCalifornia Cannabis Law Group has filed a lawsuit against City of Antioch on behalf of unnamed resident, “Patient J.K.”, for its recent ban on personal cultivation of medical marijuana. The lawsuit states that the City Council’s decision to ban personal cultivation by qualified patients and caregivers is an abuse of the City’s police power and was adopted in a hasty, arbitrary and discriminatory manner… Continue reading

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Featured Instructor of the Month: Felicia Shaw

Felicia ShawCongratulations to Felicia Shaw, OU’s April 2016 Instructor of the Month!

What do you teach at Oaksterdam University?
The class I teach is alternative methods of ingesting topical applications.

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Alumni Success Story: André Thom

andre thom 2Congratulations to André Thom, the featured April 2016 Alumni of the month!

André  is a graduate of the February Classic & Horticulture Seminars!

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Tip of the Month: When to Harvest

Tip of the month leafWhen to Harvest

It is important to know when to harvest so your crop can reach its optimal potency. This month’s tip will give you a brief look at determining when to harvest based on trichome maturity


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