Dan Adams

A Massachusetts native and graduate of Emerson College, Dan Adams joined the Globe in 2011. He initially worked for the Globe’s West section and later in the Metro department as a breaking news and features reporter. Since 2014, Adams has served as a general assignment business reporter with a special focus on the alcohol and marijuana industries.

Latest stories

State shuts down medical marijuana operator over pesticide use

By , Globe Staff

Triple M, which operates dispensaries in Mashpee and Plymouth, was closed by health regulators.

Fall River will reduce payments it seeks from cannabis businesses

By , Globe Staff

Critics, including legislators who drafted the marijuana laws, have accused local officials of routinely shaking down pot companies for payments far in excess of the legal limit.

Springfield Y staffer threatens to report parents who smell like pot to DCF

By , Globe Staff

The Greater Springfield YMCA apologized to its members after a letter threatening to call the authorities on parents who smell like marijuana drew a backlash.

Third Mass. marijuana store set to open in Salem

By and Naomi Martin , Globe Staff

Alternative Therapies Group will begin recreational sales — by appointment only — on Saturday morning.