- The Facts on Cannabis Certifications
Over at the OU blog, we get into cannabis certifications, including where you should get yours and how it can help your cannabis career. Check it out here.
- The Beginnings of “Budtending” with OU’s Jeff Jones
Where did the term “budtender” come from? It’s part of the origin story of Jeff Jones, OU’s horticulture expert, politics and history instructor, and a luminary of cannabis history in his own right. Check out this exclusive excerpt from The Budtender’s Guide: A Reference Manual for Dispensary Professionals and Cannabis Consumers on the OU Blog.
- The Myth of “Sativa” and “Indica”
Does the sativa classification really mean “up” and indica mean “couchlock”? Not so much, as it turns out. Get the facts in this excerpt from The Budtender’s Guide: A Reference Manual for Dispensary Professionals and Cannabis Consumers on the OU Blog.
- Connecticut’s Social Equity Council Selects OU
ICYMI this cool news: Back in December, Connecticut’s Social Equity Council (SEC) selected Oaksterdam University to help create and operate a Cannabis Business Accelerator Program in the state. It’s great to see a state that’s focused on supporting their social equity applicants to succeed in Connecticut’s nascent cannabis business market. Learn more over at the OU blog.
- How to Break Into the Industry (Hint: Education)
If you’re transitioning into cannabis, offering your current services to cannabis companies — or thinking of cannabis for your first career, learning about the plant and the industry is the perfect first step. This post from the OU blog shows you the demand for your skills in cannabis, and which OU courses can help you make the move. Check it out!