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New Updates to Live and Self-Paced Courses 

New Updates to Live and Self-Paced Courses 

3.8 minute read: Oaksterdam University is America’s first cannabis college and always staying on the cutting edge to remain the best. We are proud to announce exciting updates to our live classroom and self-paced courses, making them even more relevant to prepare students for careers in this exploding industry.

OU Hosts NFT Art Contest to Fight War on Drugs

OU Hosts NFT Art Contest to Fight War on Drugs

Calling all digital artists who want to inspire the end of marijuana prohibition! Oaksterdam University is hosting a cutting edge non-fungible token (NFT) art contest to commemorate the 50th anniversary of cannabis prohibition.

Ask Anything: Chat with OU Experts on Clubhouse 

Ask Anything: Chat with OU Experts on Clubhouse 

1 min. read: Oaksterdam University experts are live on Clubhouse twice each week! Join our audio chat room, and we’ll answer any questions you have about cultivating cannabis or growing your equity cannabis business.

The Raid

The Raid

Listen to OU Chancellor Dale Sky Jones recount the raid in her own words, describing the day as a perfect juxtaposition of federal prohibition’s failure to meet the needs of communities.

PS Tests Don’t Lie

PS Tests Don’t Lie

Hi everyone. I’ve really missed writing for you. I hope 2021 has begun to bring hope back into your lives, or that you can see hope on the horizon.

Online Gift-Shop Grand Opening

Online Gift-Shop Grand Opening

Get OU apparel and merchandise shipped straight to your door! Display your school spirit with our selection of t-shirts, hoodies, jackets, and more! 

Give the Gift of Education

Give the Gift of Education

OU Gift Cards are perfect for holidays, special occasions, and birthdays! Select the email recipient and time of delivery at checkout

Great Moments in Weed History

Great Moments in Weed History

Oaksterdam University Founder Richard Lee was recently featured on the Great Moments in Weed History podcast

Cannabis Is Now Legal in Australia’s Capital

Cannabis Is Now Legal in Australia’s Capital

While Australia continues to prohibit cannabis at the federal level, a cannabis legalization measure that took effect last month now permits possession and cultivation in its nation’s capital.

New China Trade Deal Could Benefit U.S. Hemp Farmers

New China Trade Deal Could Benefit U.S. Hemp Farmers

For many years, China has been the top industrial hemp producer on the planet even though China did not issue the first license for legal CBD until 2017. China’s industrial hemp is used to make everything from clothing to paper and hand lotion, with many of these products exported to other countries.

Cannabis-Infused Wonton Soup for Chinese New Year

Cannabis-Infused Wonton Soup for Chinese New Year

The Chinese New Year, also known at the Lunar New Year, is this Saturday, January 25, marking the beginning of the Year of the Metal Rat, signifying wealth and financial new beginnings. This is the most important holiday in Chinese cultures, which is a time of celebrations and family reunions, fireworks, and the gifting of wealth in red envelopes as good luck. 

Mexico Senate Leader Makes Legal Cannabis Top Priority

Mexico Senate Leader Makes Legal Cannabis Top Priority

In 2018, Mexico’s Supreme Court ruled that cannabis prohibition is unconstitutional and tasked lawmakers in Mexico with passing and implementing cannabis-legalizing legislation — within one year of the ruling. That did not happen as 2019 came and went without a single legalization measure passing.

Class of 2019 Graduation Ceremony & Celebration

Class of 2019 Graduation Ceremony & Celebration

After Party and Alumni Reunion Not to Be Missed! Oaksterdam University cordially invites one and all to the Class of 2019 Graduation and Celebration on Saturday, February 1st, 2020. The ceremony is for students that completed classes in 2019, previous students who...

Parents Night: Talk With Your Kids About Cannabis and Vaping

Parents Night: Talk With Your Kids About Cannabis and Vaping

Parents, we need to educate ourselves about cannabis. It’s time to go back to school (and bring a friend)! If you want to learn the facts about cannabis, how it works, what it does to the brain and body, and the latest information about the vaping crisis, edibles, and...

Turning Over A New Leaf 

Turning Over A New Leaf 

This week is your last chance to give yourself a jumpstart on the cannabis career you’ve always wanted. Enroll in the Classic Cannabis Business comprehensive 4-day seminar, taking place for the final time on the Oakland campus, January 11-14. Oaksterdam is retiring the current program, so do not regret missing this opportunity to develop a competitive edge in an emerging industry. 

Uruguay Government and Police Disagree Over Unregulated Cannabis Decline

Uruguay Government and Police Disagree Over Unregulated Cannabis Decline

Ever since Uruguay became the first country to legalize adult-use five years ago, it afforded residents multiple legal options to acquire cannabis, including the cultivation of their own. However, as is the case in other parts of the world where cannabis use is legal in some form, the unregulated market in Uruguay remains.

Italy to Triple Medical Cannabis Cultivation

Italy to Triple Medical Cannabis Cultivation

People from around the world associate Italy with its world-class art, food, and rich history. The country is home to the 8th largest economy globally and the 4th largest economy in Europe. Now Italy is becoming increasingly known for is medical cannabis.