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 the “day of history and hope” that President Biden articulated in his inaugural speech, many in the cannabis industry hoped…
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.
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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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
Try this delicious cannabis-infused holiday recipe, just in time for Christmas dinner. Last month, cooking instructor and author Aunt Sandy set up her kitchen on the Oaksterdam campus for what has become an honored OU holiday tradition. On Saturday, November 23,...
Jamaica recently shipped its first legal cannabis export to Canada, marking a significant turning point for the island nation’s emerging cannabis industry. Previously, Jamaican cannabis was exclusively an illegal export. Jamaica has a long cultural history with the...
Oaksterdam University is returning to Emerald Cup 2019! Among other Oaksterdam faculty and alumni in attendance, Chancellor Dale Sky Jones is moderating the State Agency panel on Saturday, December 14, at high noon in Garrett Hall. The important discussion around...