iOS app Android app

Oaksterdam

Robin Wilkey

Victory For Journalist Arrested During Marijuana Raid

HuffingtonPost.com | Robin Wilkey | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Several dozen pot activists packed the federal courthouse here on Friday for the sentencing of Jose Gutierrez, a demonstrator arres...

LOOK: Famous Oaksterdam Mural Destroyed By Landlord

Carly Schwartz | Posted 01.26.2013 | San Francisco

Oakland residents were saddened to see that a vibrant mural commissioned by Oaksterdam University was painted over by the building's landlord last wee...

WATCH: TV Star Campaigns For Medical Marijuana In Oakland

| Posted 11.28.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of SF Weekly's The Snitch. As third-party hero Gary Johnson cements his status as the most viable alternative pre...

After Increased Crackdowns, Medical Weed Hits The Streets

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 09.09.2012 | Small Business

As federal regulations tighten on medical marijuana growers and dispensary owners, some may find their best bet for business is to bring the product b...

Obama Explains Medical Marijuana Raids

Posted 04.25.2012 | Politics

Amid an increased crackdown on medical marijuana producers across the nation, including a recent high-profile raid on a California training school, Pr...

Lucia Graves

Obama Administration's War On Weed Rolls On

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 04.18.2012 | San Francisco

WASHINGTON -- When federal agents raided Oaksterdam University, Richard Lee's downtown Oakland, Calif.-based trade school, earlier this month, it wasn...

A Dying Empire Invades Oaksterdam, Our Privacy & Our Speech

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 06.12.2012 | Politics
Harvey Wasserman

At freedom's core is protection from arbitrary police power and the right to choose one's own medicine, as well as to express one's opinion, however c...

Oaksterdam University Founder: 'I Quit'

AP | Posted 06.06.2012 | San Francisco

OAKLAND, Calif. -- The founder of a Northern California medical marijuana training school said Friday he was giving up his downtown Oakland-based pot ...

While Obama's Thugs Raid Marijuana School, People Die

Neill Franklin | Posted 06.03.2012 | Crime
Neill Franklin

While federal agents were using a battering ram, a sledgehammer and power saws to break into a business that complies with state and local law and pays taxes, a gunman was murdering seven people at Oikos University, just three-tenths of a mile away.

Federal Agents Raid World's First Marijuana University

AP | By TERRY COLLINS | Posted 06.03.2012 | San Francisco

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Federal agents on Monday targeted a San Francisco Bay area medical marijuana training school started by a leading pot advocate who ...

WATCH: A Reality Show All About Marijuana In Oakland

Carly Schwartz | Posted 12.06.2011 | San Francisco

It hasn't been so easy for medical marijuana in California lately. In the past few months alone, the industry has been plagued by a renewed federal cr...

Oaksterdam University Founder: Marijuana Legalization Is 'Dead' In California

| Posted 11.09.2011 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of SF Weekly. By Chris Roberts Last year's Proposition 19 was quite a wild ride, but marijuana legalization in...

On A Marijuana Mission

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Patrick Sauer | Posted 07.28.2011 | Small Business

Have we become a nation of chronic employment? Out in California -- spiritual home to the Grateful Dead, Snoop Dogg, Cheech & Chong and Weeds -- it ap...

Cannabis College: A Master's In Marijuana

Current | Phillip Eastman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The 35-year-old son of a prominent cannabis rights activist goes back to school...to study pot (at Oaksterdam University in Oakland). So, what do ...