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Oaksterdam University Hosts Panel at High Times Business Summit

downloadOaksterdam University, an internationally recognized cannabis college, will host an exclusive panel at the High Times Business Summit 2017 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California on January 19-20, 2017. The event aims to unite the fields of politics, entrepreneurship, and legalization by bringing together esteemed guest speakers and symposiums tailored to meet the needs of cannabis professionals and advocates. Continue reading

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Daily VICE: Inside the College for Budding Weed Entrepreneurs

HsbwlLKdOn this episode of ‘Daily VICE,’ we visit the Oakland, California school that’s preparing its students to work in all areas of the weed industry. For $1,595, Oaksterdam’s students can take classes spanning science, business, and law in preparation for a recreational weed market in California that’s expected to hit $6.5 billion by 2020. Continue reading

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Chancellor’s Chat: January 2017

Dale headshot thumbnail 2Forget all the unpleasant experiences of the previous year and look forward to the happy things in store for you.  The New Year is the perfect time to unfold new horizons. Rediscover the strength and courage that lies within you and continue to move forward.  With growing uncertainty on the federal level we need to play a bit of defense to protect existing legalization laws in CA and other states.  We may have a tough road ahead with respect to the federal government, which translates to what you do locally and with your state lawmakers. Continue reading

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NCIA Seed to Sale

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ICBC San Francisco – February 17

Join Us For This Special One-Day Cannabis Event!

The ICBC San Francisco will bring together top state regulators
and industry leaders to discuss permits, business models, and
opportunities within the newly enacted laws and landscape.
The ICBC also famously offers some of the best cannabis industry
networking, leveraging our worldwide following to connect
wholesalers, brands, distributors, investors and strategic partners. Continue reading

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Horticulture Tip of the Month: The Dark Period

Tip of the month leafHorticulture Tip of the Month: The Dark Period
“What does the plant do during the night? Is it necessary to maintain good circulation and CO2?”

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PRØHBTD: Modern Grower | Episode 4 | Education with Oaksterdam University

Oaksterdam University was recently featured in PRØHBTD‘s original docu-series, Marijuana Grower, showcasing leading-edge cannabis companies! Click the read more button below to watch the video!

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Second-Annual Cannabist Awards

The second-annual Cannabist Awards were presented at a special event in Las Vegas, celebrating the brightest and most progressive names in the marijuana industry! Oaksterdam University was awarded and recognized for it’s achievement in Education and Academics! Read more here!

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Alumni Success Story: Mai-Lan Richards

mai-lan thumbnailCongratulations to Mai-Lan Richards, the featured December 2016 Alumni of the month!

To read Mai-Lan’s interview, please click the Read More button below. 

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Chancellor’s Chat: December 2016

Dale headshot thumbnail 2The federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives just doubled down on its efforts to keep guns away from cannabis patients and legal adult-use consumers in November with this new explicit clarification. The ATF is releasing a revised version of Form 4473 that adds a new warning statement reminding applicants that marijuana is still considered federally illegal despite state laws allowing medical cannabis or adult use. This is not a new rule, rather a clarification. Continue reading

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Featured Staff of the Month: Ace Kisch

Ace & dogCongratulations to Ace Kisch, the featured December 2016 Staff member!

To read Ace’s interview, please click the Read More button below. Continue reading

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Horticulture Tip of the Month: Manual CO2

Tip of the month leafIs adding CO2 without a regulator setup worth it? Will plants benefit from saturating the area with CO2 every few hours?

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Legal Cannabis 2016: a Movement Becomes an Industry

An audio interview with Dale Sky Jones, Executive Chancellor of Oaksterdam University. The 5th annual Marijuana Business Conference & Expo made the vast halls of the glitzy Rio Las Vegas Hotel and Casino seem small.  The lack of mannerly space between people waiting in the registration line provided an accurate measure of the mania to know more about and participate in the booming legal cannabis industry.

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Why your vote for cannabis is so important this year – a wounded veteran’s perspective

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA2016 can be the year the tide is turned in the United States against the irrational, wasteful, and frankly harmful prohibition on cannabis. Five states, all of which currently have medical use laws, are voting on adult use (aka “recreational” cannabis) – California, Nevada, Arizona, Massachusetts, and Maine. Four other states – Arkansas, Montana, North Dakota, and Florida – are voting on medical use.

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Alumni Success Story: Michael Garganese Jr.

michael g jr lola lolaCongratulations to Michael Garganese Jr., OU’s November 2016 Featured Alumni!

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