Sam Wood is a business reporter for the Inquirer.

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‘World’s largest cannabis company’ created as Curaleaf acquires Grassroots

Grassroots operates five dispensaries in Pennsylvania under the Herbology brand, and Curaleaf has a grow and dispensaries in New Jersey.

A Philadelphia university says it’s offering ‘first MBA’ for the cannabis industry

The University of Sciences in Philadelphia announced Tuesday that it is launching a Master of Business Administration option for students looking for opportunities in the cannabis industry.

Bank with 25 branches in Philly area may have lost $90 million as a result of a customer overdraft

The Cleveland-based Key Bank has 25 branch offices in the Philadelphia region.

Maine’s tourist attractions include lobster, quaint towns, blueberries and now, for some, weed

Maine, with some of the most highly-respected cannabis growers in the country, is now accepting medical marijuana patients from New Jersey at its dispensaries and caregivers. Pennsylvania is expected to follow suit.

New Jersey now accepting more applications to grow and sell marijuana

The Garden State is expanding its medical marijuana program and plans to award 24 more licenses to aspiring growers and sellers.

Marijuana company under investigation in Pennsylvania faces probe in Ohio for ‘fraud, deception’

Harvest Health and Recreation, a multi-state operator, claimed on applications that 51 percent of its Ohio operations were owned by an “economically disadvantaged” group, Cincinnati Enquirer reporter Friday.

Anxiety now qualifies for medical marijuana in Pennsylvania

About 1.7 million Pennsylvanians over the age of 18 may suffer from anxiety disorders.

Jefferson-affiliated marijuana dispensary to open in Center City Philadelphia

Solterra Care, Pennsylvania's first hospital-affiliated marijuana dispensary will open at 8th and Locust streets.

‘Flagrant disregard’: Pa. medical marijuana grower blasted for security lapses, missing plants

AGRiMED was ordered to cease and desist harvesting, cutting or destroying any plants outside the presence of a Department of Health inspector.

Philly drone startup raises $16 million, with CIA’s venture capital arm pitching in

Co-founded by Penn dean of engineering Vijay Kumar, the Philadelphia startup deploys its autonomous aerial robots to automate mapping in mines and caves.