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 refuses to referee marijuana testing dispute

By , Globe Staff

Different methods used by marijuana testing labs produce different results and regulators appear to have little appetite for reconciling the discrepancy.

State’s new marijuana ads strike friendly tone

By , Globe Staff

A new public awareness campaign takes a no-scolding approach as officials work to educate residents on the state’s cannabis laws and decrease youth use rates.

Boston needs to pick its marijuana stores. But how to do that isn’t clear

By , Globe Staff

Will marijuana companies owned by local residents get a leg up on out-of-state operators? City Hall’s not saying.

State unveils new anti-stoned driving ad

By , Globe Staff

Officials sternly warned consumers not to get high and drive, but enforcement could be a challenge.