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Roger Fillion

Roger is an award-winning journalist with decades of business news experience, covering everything from Wall Street regulation to the oil markets and craft brewing. He’s worked for Reuters, The Denver Post and the Rocky Mountain News. He’s also worked as a freelancer for MSNBC.com, Inc. and other publications.


Articles by Roger Fillion :

Massachusetts cannabis delivery firms with equity permits face hurdles

Since launching last July, Christopher Fevry, co-founder and CEO of Boston-based cannabis delivery service Your Green Package, has been busy.

With a Massachusetts courier delivery license – which are reserved for minority entrepreneurs under the state’s social equity program – the company already has 16 delivery vehicles on the road and more than 70 employees.

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California cannabis companies sell assets, narrow focus to save money

Vertical integration was the name of the game when California launched its recreational marijuana market in 2018, as companies handled everything from cultivation to retail sales and home delivery.

Four years later, operators across the state, small and large, are divesting assets, shuttering business lines and letting coveted licenses expire in order to cut costs and narrow their focus in the world’s largest marijuana market.

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Schumer’s marijuana reform bill poised to fail without more GOP support

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer has a seemingly unsolvable puzzle on his desk when it comes to federal marijuana reform.

He doesn’t have enough support in his own party to decriminalize marijuana, even as Republican senators reject his demand that criminal justice reform be included.

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