Investors Looking to Marijuana as Growth Industry

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It looks like any other business conference — lots of suits, name badges, a long line to the buffet — except that the 700 people who each paid $599 to be in this conference hall south of Seattle are in an industry unlike any other: marijuana.

The people at this meeting aren't Cheech and Chong. They've come bearing business degrees and investor money, looking for the next great thing.