Less than a week after federal agents raided Oaksterdam University, seizing many of its assets, including plants, bank accounts, records and computers, its founder, Richard Lee, has decided it's time to go.
movement," he told the Times. "I saw myself as just one
small soldier in a big war. But I look at it as a battlefield
Oaksterdam University, the first marijuana trade school in the
nation, remains open for business, and Lee's
dispensary is also open. Lee, 49, said he plans to transfer the businesses to new
operators, and will close his marijuana nursery because his
stock of mother plants had been
confiscated in the raid.
On Monday, Drug Enforcement Agency and the IRS agents raided Oaksterdam University, but have not yet disclosed the reason for the action.
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