Latest Oaksterdam University Stories

2014-06-19 23:11:20

Todd McCormick, one of the most prominent and respected activists for medical marijuana and industrial hemp, and Oaksterdam University, the premier institution providing quality training for the cannabis industry, announced they are teaming up to provide a new educational entertainment concept, for anyone interested in Cannabis. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Oaksterdam University and Todd McCormick are offering three one-day presentations, best taken together. The event will be held...

2011-03-31 07:15:00

OAKLAND, Calif., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ed Rosenthal's Marijuana Grower's Handbook (Quick American Publishing, 2010, $29.95 paperback) is the most comprehensive reference manual of its type and is the culmination of Ed's more than 35 years of cannabis cultivation, education and experience. He is celebrating 420 and the publication of his book at a book signing at Book Passage at the Ferry Building in San Francisco on April 20th at 4:20 pm, followed by an appearance as a special...

2011-03-16 06:45:00

OAKLAND, Calif., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At a time when the publishing industry's profits seem to be going up in smoke, one publisher's business is smoking hot. Publisher and author Ed Rosenthal, founder and owner of Quick American Publishing in Piedmont, California, doesn't have to worry about the fact that U.S. book sales have dropped rather than grown over the last decade, because Rosenthal has carved out a publishing niche that's on fire. Since its inception in 1984, Rosenthal's...

2010-12-02 07:45:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Many doctors agree that smoking is not the best delivery system for medical marijuana. Medical edibles have come a long way since the infamous pot brownies of the 1970's that were consumed with crunchy, awful-tasting leaves and stems. Aunt Sandy's Medical Marijuana Cookbook (Quick American Publishing-11/15/2010) is a collection of recipes by cooking teacher, Sandy Moriarty, who has been experimenting with, developing and improving marijuana...

2009-07-09 06:15:00

Another bid to legalize pot in California is being launched by a pro-marijuana group, saying a tax on the drug could solve the state's budget deficit. The television ad, paid for by the Marijuana Policy Project, shows a retired state worker saying leaders "are ignoring millions of Californians who want to pay taxes." "We're marijuana consumers," says Nadene Herndon, who began using marijuana three years ago after suffering from multiple strokes. "Instead of being treated like criminals for...

2008-06-27 00:02:36

By Brandon Lowrey Like other universities, Oaksterdam offers wide-eyed pupils an enlightening classroom experience to spark their curiosity. But at Oaksterdam, the homework assignments involve baking the perfect pot brownie, the lessons teach students how to greet DEA agents who've just kicked down the front door, and the diploma confers the status: certified budtender. In a squatty building in the shadow of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, marijuana devotees pack classes at the unique...

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