Oaksterdam

A man shows a type of marijuana at a farm near Medellin, Antioquia department, Colombia on October 3 , 2012. A bicycle ride against drug trafficking and in favour of the legalization of self-cultivation of marijuana for medicinal and recreational purposes took place in Medellin on October 6, 2012. AFP PHOTO/Raul ARBOLEDA (Photo credit should read RAUL ARBOLEDA/AFP/GettyImages)

Medical Marijuana Grower To Showcase ‘Wicked Wicking System’ For Growing Plants, Produce Amid Calfornia Drought

A medical marijuana entrepreneur is promoting his method of developing thriving cannabis gardens amid California’s drought as a way to radically cut water waste.

09/15/2014

Presidential Candidate Roseanne Barr Visits Bay Area

Presidential Candidate Roseanne Barr Visits Bay Area

Roseanne Barr is running for president under the Peace & Freedom ticket. Barr touted legalizing pot in a campaign stop in Oakland Thursday. Juliette Goodrich reports…

09/28/2012

On July 25, 1990, Barr performed “The Star-Spangled Banner” before a baseball game between the San Diego Padres and Cincinnati Reds. What will go down in history as probably the worst rendition ever, Barr offended many including President George H.W. Bush, who called her rendition “disgraceful.” (Photo: AP) Click Here for Video

Pot Should Be ‘Totally Legal’ Says Presidential Candidate Roseanne Barr In Oakland

Comedian Roseanne Barr is making a run for president as the candidate for the Peace and Freedom Party.

09/28/2012

U.S. Marshals outside Oaksterdam University on 1600 Broadway in Oakland during a mulit-agency raid, April 2, 2012. (CBS)

Federal Agents Raid Oaksterdam, Other Medical Marijuana Businesses

Agents from three federal law enforcement departments on Monday raided Oaksterdam, the medical marijuana university in downtown Oakland, as well as other marijuana industry businesses in Oakland.

04/02/2012

Oaksterdam University

Enrollment Sinks At Oaksterdam University Amid Federal Pot Shop Crackdown

A federal crackdown on medical marijuana clinics has been a buzzkill for an Oakland school dubbed the “Princeton of Pot.”

03/26/2012

Marijuana, pot

Oakland Set To Expand Number Of Medical Pot Clubs

A new ordinance making its way through Oakland’s City Council could mean more medical marijuana clubs in the city, but the expansion would come at a price for pot dispensaries.

CBS San Francisco–10/13/2010

Marijuana, pot

Teamsters Organizing California Marijuana Growers

As organized labor faces declining membership, one of the country’s most storied unions is looking to a new growth industry: marijuana.

CBS San Francisco–09/20/2010

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