Dan McCarthy
Dan McCarthy is a Boston-based journalist and editor covering everything from food to politics to pop culture. His work has appeared in VICE, the Boston Globe, Esquire, the Daily Beast, Fast Company, Pacific Standard, and more. He was previously the editor-in-chief for Boston's last surviving alternative weekly newspaper, DigBoston. He lectures at the Northeastern Institute of Cannabis and is currently working on his first book for Union Park Press.
Most Popular Articles

Is This the Medical Marijuana Vaporizer of Tomorrow?

An Israeli start-up is on track to change the medical cannabis game with world’s first metered-dose inhaler.

Who Is ‘Potsquatch’?

Let the man behind the shaggy creation pour you a cup of CBD-infused coffee and explain why he lumbers into live news reports.

Massachusetts House Passes Controversial Cannabis Bill, Setting up Showdown

Amid skepticism from advocates, lawmakers are racing to beat a deadline so retail operations can open in time for a proposed July 2018 launch date.

Statewide Delivery to Launch in Massachusetts

A Brockton-based dispensary will become the first in Massachusetts to provide same-day home delivery to card-carrying patients across the state.

Cannabis Ambassador Rick Steves Lands in Massachusetts to Support Question 4

Every few years, PBS travel host Rick Steves embarks on what he calls a “barnstorming tour" for legalization. This week he's in Massachusetts to help boost Question 4.

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Boston Freedom Rally Draws Thousands to Celebrate Legalization

Longtime advocates, veterans activists, patients, allies, even Potsquatch and a mayoral candidate came out to enjoy a new era.

Massachusetts House Passes Controversial Cannabis Bill, Setting up Showdown

Amid skepticism from advocates, lawmakers are racing to beat a deadline so retail operations can open in time for a proposed July 2018 launch date.

Who Is ‘Potsquatch’?

Let the man behind the shaggy creation pour you a cup of CBD-infused coffee and explain why he lumbers into live news reports.

Statewide Delivery to Launch in Massachusetts

A Brockton-based dispensary will become the first in Massachusetts to provide same-day home delivery to card-carrying patients across the state.

Peter Tosh is Getting His Own Museum and Cannabis Brand

As fans celebrate what would've been the reggae icon's 72nd birthday, a museum, nonprofit foundation, and product line will help his legacy live on.

Cannabis Ambassador Rick Steves Lands in Massachusetts to Support Question 4

Every few years, PBS travel host Rick Steves embarks on what he calls a “barnstorming tour" for legalization. This week he's in Massachusetts to help boost Question 4.

Is This the Medical Marijuana Vaporizer of Tomorrow?

An Israeli start-up is on track to change the medical cannabis game with world’s first metered-dose inhaler.