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Feds raid "Princeton of Pot" in California

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Federal agents guards the entrance after conducting a raid on Oaksterdam University, a cannabis cultivation college in Oakland, California April 2, 2012. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Federal agents guards the entrance after conducting a raid on Oaksterdam University, a cannabis cultivation college in Oakland, California April 2, 2012. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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Pedestrians walk past Oaksterdam University, a trade school for the cannabis industry, in Oakland, California in this July 23, 2009 file photo. Federal agents raided a cannabis cultivation college on April 2, 2012 in the San Francisco Bay area widely known as the "Princeton of Pot" and the "Harvard of Hemp," authorities said, as the U.S. government pressed its clamp-down on medical marijuana. Picture taken July 23, 2009....more

Pedestrians walk past Oaksterdam University, a trade school for the cannabis industry, in Oakland, California in this July 23, 2009 file photo. Federal agents raided a cannabis cultivation college on April 2, 2012 in the San Francisco Bay area widely known as the "Princeton of Pot" and the "Harvard of Hemp," authorities said, as the U.S. government pressed its clamp-down on medical marijuana. Picture taken July 23, 2009. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith/Files
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A man chants in protest as federal agents conduct a raid on Oaksterdam University, a cannabis cultivation college, in Oakland, California April 2, 2012. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

A man chants in protest as federal agents conduct a raid on Oaksterdam University, a cannabis cultivation college, in Oakland, California April 2, 2012. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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Oakland police officers arrests a man outside cannabis cultivation college Oaksterdam University during a raid by federal agents on the school in Oakland, California April 2, 2012. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Oakland police officers arrests a man outside cannabis cultivation college Oaksterdam University during a raid by federal agents on the school in Oakland, California April 2, 2012. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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Mellody Gannon of San Francisco holds a canister of cannabis outside Oaksterdam University as federal agents conduct a raid on the cannabis cultivation college in Oakland, California April 2, 2012. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Mellody Gannon of San Francisco holds a canister of cannabis outside Oaksterdam University as federal agents conduct a raid on the cannabis cultivation college in Oakland, California April 2, 2012. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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Roger LaChance of Oakland holds a sign in protest as federal agents conduct a raid on Oaksterdam University, a cannabis cultivation college, in Oakland, California April 2, 2012. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Roger LaChance of Oakland holds a sign in protest as federal agents conduct a raid on Oaksterdam University, a cannabis cultivation college, in Oakland, California April 2, 2012. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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Federal agents remove a safe after conducting a raid on Oaksterdam University, a cannabis cultivation college, in Oakland, California April 2, 2012. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Federal agents remove a safe after conducting a raid on Oaksterdam University, a cannabis cultivation college, in Oakland, California April 2, 2012. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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Demonstrators hold signs in protest as federal agents conduct a raid on Oaksterdam University, a cannabis cultivation college, in Oakland, California April 2, 2012. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Demonstrators hold signs in protest as federal agents conduct a raid on Oaksterdam University, a cannabis cultivation college, in Oakland, California April 2, 2012. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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Federal agents remove evidences after raiding Oaksterdam University, a cannabis cultivation college, in Oakland, California April 2, 2012. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Federal agents remove evidences after raiding Oaksterdam University, a cannabis cultivation college, in Oakland, California April 2, 2012. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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Federal agents remove boxes of evidence after conducting a raid on Oaksterdam University, a cannabis cultivation college, in Oakland, California April 2, 2012. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Federal agents remove boxes of evidence after conducting a raid on Oaksterdam University, a cannabis cultivation college, in Oakland, California April 2, 2012. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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