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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...

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Wonton Soup for Chinese New Year

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. 

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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.

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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...

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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. 

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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.

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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. 

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Aunty Sandy’s Cannabis Creme Brulee Recipe

Aunty Sandy’s Cannabis Creme Brulee Recipe

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,...

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Jamaica Completes First Legal Cannabis Export to Canada

Jamaica Completes First Legal Cannabis Export to Canada

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...

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