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Oaksterdam University Raided by Feds

Classes at Oaksterdam teach people who to grow medical marijuana.

Oakland’s Oaksterdam University was taken over by federal officials Monday morning.

Officers wearing U.S. Marshals, IRS and DEA jackets swarmed the Oakland medical marijuana facility before 8 a.m. Monday.

Yellow tape was keeping everyone away.

The nearby Oaksterdam Museum was also being blocked off, according to NBC Bay Area Christie Smith.

Officials on the scene were not commenting on their purpose other than to say that is what part of “an ongoing investigation and that the details were sealed.”

Oaksterdam is a cannabis college was founded in 2007.

It’s website says it “provides students with the highest quality training for the cannabis industry. Our faculty is comprised of the most recognized names in the California cannabis legalization movement.”