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

Few marijuana shops will open by July, industry experts say

By , Globe Staff

The expected start of Massachusetts recreational marijuana sales is just weeks away, but businesses are facing an array of problems.

Trade group forms to represent marijuana industry

By , Globe Staff

The Massachusetts Cannabis Business Association, or MCBA, is set to launch with a May 15 kickoff meeting.

Can the Mass. marijuana industry help heal communities devastated by the War on Drugs?

By , Globe Staff

Massachusetts is embarking on an unprecedented experiment in racial and economic justice.

At 89, legendary psychiatrist and marijuana advocate still wonders about Harvard professorship

By , Globe Staff

Marijuana activists say Dr. Lester Grinspoon, the author of "Marijuana Reconsidered," was unfairly denied a full professorship at Harvard Medical School twice because of his views about cannabis.