Higher Education: Denver’s THC University Holds First Class

Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Nearly a year after the federal government unceremoniously raided Oakland's Oaksterdam University, a new source of "higher education" has emerged in Denver, Colorado with THC University commencing its curriculum on Saturday. As reported by the Denver Post, 20-plus students comprised the first sold-out Growing Marijuana 101 class and were instructed for five hours on the essentials of indoor cannabis cultivation, and then given the option to tour a dispensary growing facility. THC University was created by Matt Jones and Freeman LaFleur in response to the passage of Amendment 64, which legalized recreational marijuana in November in anticipation of the legal cannabis retail outlets that will begin operations in the coming year.

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