No! This is not another April Fools post.
It seems that across the country in Oakland, Ca there are Universities that are teaching students over a two day period, how to grow and maintain marijuana. The class seems to be a reaction to marijuana being legalized in California for medicinal use.
For $200 and the cost of two required textbooks, students learn how to cultivate and cook with cannabis, study which strains of pot are best for certain ailments, and are instructed in the legalities of a business that is against the law in the eyes of the federal government.
The only prerequisite for the course is a Politics/Legal Issues 101 class.
My basic idea is to try to professionalize the industry and have it taken seriously as a real industry, just like beer and distilling hard alcohol,” said Richard Lee, 45, an activist and pot-dispensary owner who founded the school in a downtown storefront last fall.
Full cloud of smoke here