Colorado's New Growth Industry: Pot

Entrepreneurs ramp up after the state's voters approved a constitutional amendment legalizing recreational use of marijuana.DENVER — Two hedge-fund partners — monogrammed shirts, taut Windsor knots, cuff links — step into a hipster cafe called Sputnik on an unorthodox mission.

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