Oakland raid fires up S.F. medical pot rally

San Francisco elected officials had harsh words for federal pressure on city-approved medical marijuana dispensaries during a rally Tuesday – words fueled all the more by a massive raid the day before on an Oakland marijuana cultivation school. The rally by cannabis advocates had been planned for weeks in response to threats since last year from the federal government to local dispensaries that were aimed at shutting them down. But after federal agents swarmed the Oaksterdam University on Monday with search warrants, it took on a new urgency. Six city supervisors and several other city and state elected officials read statements of support of the state-sanctioned pot scene to a crowd of about 200 on the steps of San Francisco’s City Hall.
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