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Chancellor’s Chat: May 2016

dale squareChancellor’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 for years it was the most cannabis-friendly city in the world, even surpassing Amsterdam.

Featured Instructor of the Month: Yvonne Westbrook-White

Yvonne headshot cropCongratulations to Yvonne Westbrook-White, OU's May 2016 Featured Instructor!

What do you teach at Oaksterdam University?
I teach the Cannabis Patient Meet And Greet.


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Alumni Success Story: Aaron P.

aaron p thumbnailCongratulations to Aaron P., the featured May 2016 Alumni of the month!

Aaron is a graduate of the May 26-29 Basic & Adv. Classic Seminar!



Horticulture Tip: What is Main-lining?

Tip of the month leaf"Main-lining" is the process of training your cannabis plant (utilizing ToppingLST, and Lollipopping) to form a manifold of branches where each branch has a direct line to the main stem.  It is a great technique to control the growth of both indoor and outdoor plants.


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.


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.
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Quality Training for the Cannabis Industry

America’s first cannabis college was founded in the year 2007 to provide students with the highest quality training for the cannabis industry.  Since opening its doors, thousands of students have learned how to grow medicinal quality cannabis and have gained important skills needed for success in the cannabis industry.  OU’s faculty is comprised of the most knowledgeable and recognized names in the industry. With 150 active professors and instructors, our legal professors not only teach you about the law, they helped write the law.

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