Majoring in Marijuana, for Medicinal Purposes

Alison Yin for The Chronicle

Mike Parker, a technician in the horticulture lab, tends to Oaksterdam's subject matter, which he calls his "babies."
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The campus tour began promptly at 3 p.m. and was attended by a fairly typical cast of characters. There was an affable, out-of-work engineer looking to study for a new profession; a long-haired youngster all but quivering with the certainty that he...

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