States prepare for interstate commerce in cannabis 

In Politics by Michael Rae

California became the latest state to authorize an interstate compact allowing for cross-border sales of regulated marijuana products. Last month, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 1326 into law to accomplish this feat, joining Oregon, where Gov. Kate Brown signed a similar measure in 2019. New Jersey State Senate President Nicholas Scutari also recently proposed similar legislation in the Garden State.  

The emerging coalition of states that have legalized marijuana seeking to allow for cross-border sales of regulated marijuana products represents a significant advancement in the development of a true interstate market. But there are caveats. The California and