Pot University Holds First Class, Without Pot

February 11, 2013

Following Colorado's vote to legalize marijuana use, THC University was formed to offer courses (without accreditation) for those seeking to learn to grow marijuana. Programs are being offered in "Budtender certification," "Indoor grower certification" and "Master indoor grower certification." Classes are also offered in basic growing.  The Denver Post reported that the university held its first class Saturday and that it was sold out at 20 students. The class met at the Auraria Campus, which is shared by several Colorado colleges and universities (of the accredited type). Because Auraria bans pot, the first class used tomato plants to demonstrate growing techniques.


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