Chancellor’s Chat: August 2016

To Ask Permission or Beg Forgiveness? Ouch.  It looks like Nevada’s medical cannabis reciprocity law could shut out most California medical cannabis patients—that is, if the recommendations from the Nevada Attorney General are put into play. Just this week, AG Adam...

Chancellor’s Chat: June 2016

I recently had the privilege of participating in a debate at the Spring 2016 Marijuana Business Conference & Expo in Orlando, Florida. My worthy opponent Wanda James, the CEO of Simply Pure Colorado, and I both had to be prepared to tackle either side of the...

Chancellor’s Chat: May 2016

Chancellor’s Chat May 2016 As I write this, I can’t help but feel more admiration for the City of Oakland, the home of Oaksterdam University. It was the first city in the country to permit and regulate the front of the house in terms of selling medical cannabis, and...

Chancellor’s Chat: January 2016

Happy New Year! Let’s hit the ground running… This coming year holds much promise for the cannabis industry. Many events happened in 2015 to move the cannabis reform needle in California, and across the country. We anticipate that 2016 will continue along the...

Dean’s Discussion: December 2015

My dear friends and alumni, This year has definitely been one of the quickest to go by. A lot has happened in 2015, in our nation, internationally, and for Oaksterdam University. We are excited for what the future holds with 2016 right around the corner and as more...

Dean’s Discussion: September 2015

Greetings OU alumni and friends. I hope you have all enjoyed a great Labor Day weekend. When the month of September comes around, it seems that 2016 is right around the corner. Where has the year gone? While a lot has happened this year, I am sure there is more change...