Apr 022012

OAKLAND — Federal agents are carrying out an investigation at Oaksterdam University in Oakland this morning, Internal Revenue Service spokeswoman Arlette Lee said.

Lee said the IRS, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency and the U.S. Marshals Service are working together on the operation, KGO-TV reports.

She said she could not yet disclose further details.

Oaksterdam University, which opened in November 2007 and bills itself as “America’s first cannabis college,” is located at 1600 Broadway in downtown Oakland.

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Good explainer piece about what Oaksterdam University is and what it represents to the medical cannabis community in California.

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