Oaksterdam University isn't your ordinary college. It is America's first cannabis college, providing students with education and training for the cannabis, or marijuana, industry.
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Oaksterdam University: Cannabis College Dr. Travis Stork: Here is another medical marijuana trend that would definitely have you asking what is my kid doing at college? Female: Oaksterdam University is the first original cannabis college in the United States. We teach quality training for the cannabis industry. Cannabis is the scientific word what is commonly referred to us marijuana. So they created a loophole way—we teach the laws that you’re dealing with in terms of local state and federal. In addition, we teach the science of it so how does this impact your body when we consume it. We also teach people horticulture, how they grow their own medicines. So this is the plants would grow, this kind to get students to feel what it is to grow their own medicines. Priscilla: I have attended Oaksterdam to learn what cannabis is and also because I am a patient myself. Female: Over five thousand students come through our doors and we now currently have four campuses. Anyone who is over the age of 18 can attend our program. The benefit of medical cannabis is that it can be used over a long period of time without the side effects as many commonly prescribed narcotic drugs.