In the News: Oaksterdam University horticulture instructor Jeff Jones is featured prominently in the Leafly article “Searching for the fountain of Blue Dream in Santa Cruz, CA” by Ellen Holland. Read an excerpt here.
1.5 min. read. Budtending is a fast growing field within American legalized cannabis markets. Rise above the competition and get your foot in the door with a Budtending Certificate from Oaksterdam University. New course updates rolled out this summer make the class even more relevant to budding dispensary employees.
1.5 minute read: Legalized cannabis markets are maturing and demand is on the rise for a wide array of cannabis products. Customers are hungry for edibles, tinctures, topicals, dabs, sauce, and more. Our Commercial Manufacturing and Extractions course will show you how to make these products, and a profit.
2 min. read. A new library of resources and video lectures by our expert faculty make this course more valuable than ever.
If you’ve dreamed of jump-starting your career in cannabis at Oaksterdam University, now is the time. We’ve got new payment plans that make tuition easy and affordable.
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.
Finding money for a cannabis venture can be difficult if you don’t know how. Learn how to access the funds you need to start your cannabis business.
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.
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.
Oaksterdam University’s Vice-Chair of Horticulture, Mike Jenkins Ph.D., was just published in the Journal of Agricultural Sciences.
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.
In this op-ed published in the San Francisco Chronicle, Oaksterdam University Executive Chancellor Dale Sky Jones discusses her confidence that President Biden and his team can come to the right decision on cannabis.
Shout Out to Winter Semester’s Capstone Project Winners, Roaring Budz, and Great Lakes Growers!
Kron4: While cannabis sales are up during the pandemic, not all dispensaries are sharing the same success stories.
Find out WHY descheduling marijuana is so important! Your Members of Congress work for you, so don’t be afraid to call and give them direction.
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Did You Know, if the USA descheduled marijuana, we would legalize research in America, for Americans?
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Oaksterdam University Founder Richard Lee was recently featured on the Great Moments in Weed History podcast
California Public Health Experts: Mass Gatherings Should be Postponed or Canceled Statewide to Slow the Spread of COVID-19
Governor Gavin Newsom announced that California public health officials this evening issued an updated policy on gatherings to protect public health and slow the spread of COVID-19.
Illinois sold nearly $40 million in its first month of legal adult-use cannabis sales, presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg revealed his views on drug policy, Australia’s capital legalizes possession and home cultivation, and more cannabis news from last week.
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 Zealand’s medical cannabis program will prohibit edibles when it launches in April.
Bernie Sanders pledges legal cannabis for all, MedMen’s CEO resigns, Cookies opens up its first dispensary outside of California, and more cannabis news from last week.
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.
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.
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.
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...
In a recent statement, Canada’s new Health Minister advised citizens to refrain from consuming cannabis, even legal cannabis completely.