Cannabis college hosts DC marijuana seminar

On Sunday, Oaksterdam University held a cannabis seminar for those interested in the product.

WASHINGTON — There’s law, medicine and culinary arts being taught just blocks away from the White House.

But this isn’t your typical college seminar. It’s a crash course on all things cannabis.

The Sunday event, held at the Capital Hilton on 16th St. NW, was put on by Oaksterdam University, a Oakland, California-based school that claims to be the nation’s only recognized cannabis college.

“We’re here to educate people on how to operate safely and responsibly, but also in accordance to the law,” university provost Dr. Aseem Sappal told WTOP. “So we have all the same topics you would learn in your school, but what we offer is business management in relation to cannabis, economics in relation cannabises.”

About 200 people filled the second-floor meeting room to take part in sessions like Politics & History of Cannabis,...

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