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Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Obama Administration's War On Pot: Oaksterdam Founder Richard Lee's Exclusive Interview After Raid

What's with Obama's War on Weed? Even The Huffingpost Post is aghast and has a headline: POT SHOT, Obama’s War On Weed Rolls On.
When federal agents raided Oaksterdam University, Richard Lee's downtown Oakland, Calif.-based trade school, earlier this month, it wasn't simply a crackdown on a local pot business, it was one of the highest-profile moves in the Obama administration's nationwide assault on medical marijuana. DEA and IRS agents hauled away computers, files and pot plants, leaving behind little more than office furniture. They did not disclose the reason for the raid and have not charged Lee with any crime as of yet. In an exclusive interview with The Huffington Post, his first since the raid, Lee, 49, blasted the federal crackdown as a senseless act of intimidation. "This is one battle of a big war," said Lee, "and there's thousands of battles going on all over." "Before he was elected, [President Barack Obama] promised to support medical marijuana and not waste federal resources on this," Lee said.
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