Pacific College and Oaksterdam University Partnership Aims to Educate Healthcare Industry on Medical Cannabis Regulation and Therapeutic Properties

Pacific College of Oriental Medicine (PCOM), a leader in integrative healthcare education, is the first regionally-accredited institution offering a college-level Medical Cannabis Certificate for Healthcare Professionals. Starting this term, in addition to the core classes presented by their doctoral faculty, Pacific College is partnering with Oaksterdam University (OU), America’s first cannabis college, to offer its …

ABC 10News on Pacific College’s First-Ever Medical Marijuana Certificate Program

September 10, 2019 San Diego’s ABC 10News interviewed Pacific College President Jack Miller on the school’s new three-semester Medical Cannabis Certificate program, the first of its kind, which enables healthcare professionals to responsibly and effectively prescribe medical marijuana to their patients. The segment aired this morning. “We thought it was important for health care professionals …

Cannabis Travels the World as the US Descends into Reefer Madness

By Denise Foster, PhD, MSN, RN, CNE, Adjunct Faculty at PCOM-NY In 1937, all cannabis-related drug production and prescription means in the United States ceased with the passage of the Marijuana Tax Act. Scientists, researchers, pharmaceutical companies, and physicians were no longer able to use cannabis. Why was cannabis unusable? Not because cannabis was made illegal. …