Sam Wood is a business reporter for the Inquirer.

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Days after 14 were trapped, Two Liberty Place strands another rider in an elevator

A restaurant worker was trapped on Wednesday for about an hour.

London high-rise inferno that killed 72 people blamed on Pa. companies in Philly lawsuit

Flammable materials used to clad a high-rise fueled the 2017 blaze that tore through London’s Grenfell Tower, turning it into a “flaming coffin,” according to a new lawsuit.

Will Delaware legalize marijuana for adult use this year?

The bill to legalize cannabis in the First State is down to the wire with three weeks left in the legislative session. Is there enough support?

HUGE cannabis startup, FSD Pharma, takes deep root in Philadelphia

The company’s aspirations are neatly summed up in its proposed stock ticker symbol: HUGE.

Interested in cryptocurrency and blockchain? Wharton has a new online course, for free

A new online package focuses on cryptocurrency, blockchain, crowdfunding and insurtech.

Big marijuana firms are ‘rolling up’ local dispensaries and growers, skirting Pennsylvania’s laws

One company controls more licenses than the law allows any one company to control. Experts say there is a buying frenzy going on despite the legislature’s intent to encourage local ownership.

N.J. medical marijuana program set for major expansion after full legalization effort failed

New Jersey’s medical marijuana program is poised to explode in its size and scope if Gov. Murphy, whose efforts to legalize recreational use was stymied by political infighting, gets his way.

Debt collector’s data breach exposed info from 12 million Quest Diagnostic patients

AMCA has not yet provided Quest detailed information about the stolen information.

New Jersey drug maker to pay $7 million to settle claims of inflating drug prices

In addition, Heritage was charged Thursday with a felony criminal count by the federal government for participating in a criminal antitrust conspiracy.