Sam Wood is a business reporter for the Inquirer.

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Former VA Secretary David Shulkin to speak at World Affairs Council of Philadelphia

He’ll also be discussing his new book 'It Shouldn’t Be This Hard to Serve Your Country: Our Broken Government and the Plight of Veterans.'

‘Big Marijuana’ enters South Jersey as politically connected Acreage buys nonprofit

Neither Acreage or nor the Compassionate Care Foundation revealed details about the deal.

At Philadelphia Fintech conference, PayPal co-founder foresees the end of the banking and credit card industries

Max Levchin says too many banks and credit card companies “build their business models on the fine print.”

Two medical watchdogs are joining forces in the Philly suburbs to create a big international patient-safety group

The merger made sense because of the rocketing pace of evolution in health care, the principals said.

Doomsday village developer gets prison for money laundering in New Jersey

A self-described visionary, who was allegedly building a $300 million luxury doomsday village in Texas, was sentenced to prison for conspiring to launder money on behalf of a Colombian drug cartel.

Suburban DA sues Juul, saying it’s turned a ‘generation of minors into addicts’

Montgomery Co. DA Kevin Steele wants to stop the vape maker from harming minors and make the company educate the public on its dangers.

Fashion District ‘phenomenal,’ gaining Primark, Sephora, and Kate Spade; Plymouth Meeting to get apartments

"Since our last call, we have changed the face and future of PREIT,” said Joe Coradino, the company’s CEO.

Wharton to launch a new daily business radio show on SiriusXM

The show debuts Monday, November 4 at 10 a.m.

Trump’s fired VA secretary, David Shulkin, says shadow government threatened treatment for veterans

For some political appointees, Shulkin didn’t move fast enough or support their proposal to privatize veterans health care. That sank his career, he says.

From a former martial artist to Top Chef contestant, meet the women storming the cannabis industry in Philly

These women entrepreneurs have stormed the cannabis industry, once the exclusive realm of men. And they have the moxie and talent to help build it from the ground up.