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Monday, April 2, 2012

Marijuana Raid Gives Pot Activists Even More Reason to Hate on The Feds

Posted By on Mon, Apr 2, 2012 at 4:56 PM

Pot smokers across the Bay Area were outraged when they caught wind that the feds were raiding Oaksterdam University, the well-respected cannabis training facility in downtown Oakland. The feds, which included DEA agent and IRS officials, remained tight-lipped about what the hell they were doing there, only saying that things were "sealed."

Needless to say, the early-morning raid gave the medical marijuana community another damn good reason to protest Obama and his administration. Here's a snapshot of the downtown scene. Incidentally, you could smell the scent of pot wafting in the air during the morning protest.

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Erin Sherbert was the Online News Editor for SF Weekly from 2010 to 2015. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.


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