Katie Johnston

Katie Johnston covers travel, tourism, and the workplace for the Globe Business section. She has also worked as the Globe’s music and entertainment editor.

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Visiting home after Colorado legalized recreational marijuana

By Katie Johnston , Globe Staff

When I went home to visit my mom earlier this summer, I decided to investigate this new tourist attraction — a purely professional curiosity, of course.

If you go: Colorado

By Katie Johnston , Globe staff

There are 212 retail pot shops in Colorado, most of them in or around Denver, many of the rest in ski towns. For a list of locations, check out

Market Basket violated some workers’ rights, lawsuit says

By Katie Johnston , Globe Staff

The suit presents a starkly different picture of a Market Basket culture that has been put forward in recent days.

Pro bono ambassadors building goodwill

By Katie Johnston , Globe Staff

Global companies are starting to send employees around the world to do pro bono consulting in developing countries.