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

With marijuana shops open, pot convention gets serious

By , Globe Staff

Less than a month after the debut of legal marijuana sales in the commonwealth, thousands descended on Worcester for the second annual Harvest Cup.

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.