Oaksterdam University Raided by Feds (Video)

Categories: Marijuana
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Erin Sherbert
Medical marijuana activists are gathered around Oaksterdam University in downtown Oakland as federal authorities raid the state's first-ever cannabis training facility. Officials with the Drug Enforcement Agency, walking in and out of the school at 16th and Broadway, would not talk to the press.

Protesters surrounded the cordoned facility, shaming DEA officials and telling them to "fuck off."

Activists told reporters that authorities had stormed Oaksterdam founder Richard Lee's home earlier, and that he was possibly in custody, although Special Agent Arlette Lee would not confirm this to SF Weekly. She did say that the feds were raiding other locations, but would not say where.



The feds did say there would be a press conference later where they will explain what is happening. Check back for updates.

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punktoad
punktoad

U.S. out of Oakland! Occupy marijuana! We need help with gun control and violent crime, not DEA agents raiding peacefully functioning businesses and educational institutions.

Bestbetroofing
Bestbetroofing

Waaaaaaaaaaaaah.  What part of illegal don't you understand??? Just remember ,those in Washington are the same one's THAT WERE OUT HERE PROTESTING IN THE LATE 60'S .??!!!  Can't  you guys  remember ????..OR are you burnt out from all that  MEDICAL MARIJUANA ????  HAH   HAH   HAH    

JAN AND JOE SHOW
JAN AND JOE SHOW

 Those straights and squares in washington DC were not the protesters in the 1960s those are and were and still are the straights or yuppies as we call them now. hippie protesters in the 1960s are not the dickheads in DC. old hippies and protesters are still out there and did not sell out to the system like everybody likes to tell you they did. there is still plenty of us radicals still out there we are just old now but we never sold out to the establishment. alot of us live in the country and stay out of the limelight but we are still around. fuck city life!

Babacnezhnaya
Babacnezhnaya

Oh you really are stupid. The good ol' boys in Washington today were NOT the protesters of the 60's, and if you could get a woman, she would tell you how she got the right to vote: civil disobedience.

JAN AND JOE SHOW
JAN AND JOE SHOW

 Thats what I said to. there is alot of delusional idiots in todays youth that dont know fucking shit about how it really was in the 1960s. you had to be there to understand and me and you know that Bruddah.- BROTHER!

Elizabethfrantes
Elizabethfrantes

Somebody 'splain to me why paying all these taxes and fees to every politician and lawyer in california will keep us safe from the feds .. .if only the feds were rounding up and charging the politicians taking all those illegal taxes and fees and "donations" .. .because technically, that is racketeering.  When Nancy's pals start getting busted, you will get change from Congress.

Mark
Mark

If you want the polititions arested then you better get the voters that made them do it cuz it is there job to do what we say

Lorraine Conley
Lorraine Conley

It is the DEALER that doesn't want marijuana legalized, they make their money in illegal. Barack Hussein Obama II wasn't just a teenager his last time.  Barack Hussein Obama II, was a  Senator of Illinois, SELLING and using cocaine drugs -   Larry Sinclair Obama Steamy Love Affair http://youtu.be/Li19mPc-R3k

Christopher Neal
Christopher Neal

I blame O'bama. He broke his promise. Big Pharma got big bucks so Barack Hussein turns his back on the people he represents.

Elizabethfrantes
Elizabethfrantes

What about the fact that all those alleged Democrats in DC have done nothing to get rid of that terrible federal law?  Until that is changed, we're smegged.

North Shore Surfer
North Shore Surfer

Dont take no shit from anybody tell them all to FUCK OFF! Janice Joplin 1968

The 1960s are over man
The 1960s are over man

A real prankster man would cut the yellow crime scene tape back in my day.

TCB
TCB

 Only a pussy stands behind the crime scene tape and does what he is told by the establishment. real street warriors rush the crime scene tape and break the rules and the law!.

Mark
Mark

Only a pussy sits at home and talks lets see you put your face out there. We are the ones takin chances for our rights you hide in your computer whos the real pussy here

JAN AND JOE SHOW
JAN AND JOE SHOW

 Sounds like Chris Stehlik is exactly the type your talking about.

Chris Stehlik
Chris Stehlik

You first big guy. You're behind a screen. 

JAN AND JOE SHOW
JAN AND JOE SHOW

 I was there to right next to Sonny Barger and the Oakland Hells Angels back then. it was more of a riot than a protest. we got our asses kicked and our noses and bones busted and broke and bloody by the piggys back then. the spoiled soft kids of today couldn't handle beatings like we used to get back then. now days the kids would sue the piggys. back then we just shurged it off as battle scars and moved on with our lives and toughed it out. the no sniveling rule was alive and well back then.

TCB
TCB

I did it in Berkley at the Vietnam war protest in 1968. now its you young punks turn. im 72 years old now. my time has come and gone.

The 1960s are over man
The 1960s are over man

That loud snot nosed brat punk kid with the bull horn needs his ass kicked by the Oakland Hells Angels. if I was there I would smash that bullhorn into his pretty white suburban teeth until they all fell out and all he had left was bloody gum's. he at the very least needs to smoke a doobie and mellow out before he blows a main head spring. what a bunch of spoiled sissy goofballs today's youth are!  if he was a real outlaw he would shoot and kill those fucking piggys.

ShawnTippie
ShawnTippie

Another political prisoner. Another day the human rights abuses continue in the drug war. Obama is the worst one yet, I can't even imagine what this country will look like in another 4 years of Obama, let alone that teetotaler Romney. We are doomed. 

Cornholio
Cornholio

 You faggot hippies in liberal Frisco voted that Nigger Obama into office as Prez of this country and now you motherfuckers hate him. what a bunch of hypocrites. make up your minds already.

Sewashingtoncareproviders
Sewashingtoncareproviders

He was voted because of his lies he is hated because of lies so you need to get it straight before you talk smack.

North Shore Surfer
North Shore Surfer

 Call on God but row away from the Rocks. Hunter S Thompson Quote.

Aetherine
Aetherine

Considering how much money Richard Lee poured into the Prop. 19 Campaign, no one should be TERRIBLY surprised.

Elizabethfrantes
Elizabethfrantes

And let's remember that that's technically illegal, so perhaps those who got all the money from these alleged dealers should be indicted.

Otis74
Otis74

dislike we need to elimenate the federal government or this country will not survive they r ripping this country apart united we stand or united we fall i say we fall united and rebuild without the federal government

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