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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.
2016 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.
Congratulations to Michael Garganese Jr., OU’s November 2016 Featured Alumni!
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The Best of Ask Ed: Your Marijuana Questions Answered
Does cannabis need a dark period during the vegetative stage? What’s better, continous light or 18/6? Read more to find out!
Las Vegas Horticulture Seminar – November 11-14
The Plaza Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada
The early-bird discount ends tonight, October 31st! Enroll today to save your seat!
Dan Kalb has been a stalwart leader in the efforts around Cannabis in Oakland, among other issues. We fully support his re-election and hope you will join us in showing your support too! Continue reading
Drug policy reform is not just an issue within our own borders. Jamaica is making great strides to legitimize the use of cannabis in its country. After decades of harsh drug laws, this famous Caribbean island has decriminalized small amounts of cannabis, established a licensing agency called the CLA, or Cannabis Licensing Authority, and is in the process of setting up regulations for the cultivation, distribution, manufacturing, transportation and consumption of medical cannabis. Continue reading
Congratulations to Sarah Schrader, OU’s October 2016 Featured Instructor! To read Sarah’s interview, please click the Read More button below.
When Proposition 215 (California Compassionate Use Act) was on the ballet in 1996, 56% of Californians voted for it. Under the current regulations an estimated 758,000 patients in the Golden State today are able to obtain medical cannabis to treat a variety of medical conditions and hundreds of legitimate collectives have provided patients with safe, effective and affordable medical cannabis. Continue reading
High Temperatures will not kill the plants as long as the roots are kept moist. However, it will ruin the flowers, which will be loose and sparse along a stretched stem. Therefore it is essential to keep the room in the low to mid 70′s F (about 24° C) with unenriched air below 82° F (27° C) when the air is enriched with CO2.
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History is made this week at Rehoboth Elementary School in Sussex County. Governor Markell signed Senate Bill 181 into effect, which legalizes medical marijuana oils on school premises in the state of Delaware. Freedom fighters Jamie Maedler and her 10 year-old daughter Rylie, who suffered from seizures after having an aggressive tumor removed from her face, mark the very first day she doesn’t have to leave school to take her medicine.
Congratulations to Alexander R. Stratienco, OU’s September 2016 Featured Alumni!
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Horticulture Tip of the Month: Spindly Seedlings
From The Best of Ask Ed: Your Marijuana Questions Answered
“I started some seeds. They are starting to get long and spindly. How do I prevent this and why are they doing this? ” - Ron, Wasilla, Alaska Continue reading
Cannabis Industry Today
Cannabis is truly taking a foothold in the United States when growers seek blue ribbons at a state fair. By definition, a state fair is a competitive and social gathering of a state’s population. They’re as American as apple pie and have been part of our culture since the first U.S. state fair was held in New York in 1841. Continue reading