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New type of tenant in US growing like a weed

In states that have moved to legalise pot, many buildings are being repurposed for growing marijuana plants

Legalised marijuana in the US has upset societal norms, created a large legal grey area and generated a lucrative source of tax revenue. Now it is upending the real estate market, too.

Quincy, Massachussetts

AT THE edge of an industrial park in this suburb south of Boston, past a used-car auction lot and a defunct cheese factory, is an unmarked warehouse bristling with security cameras and bustling with activity.

Until recently, the cinder-block structure was...

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