Changing Interstate Cannabis Sales

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Local legislative and litigation strategies on interstate cannabis commerce One of the notable examples of these limitations is the legacy policy to ban interstate cannabis deliveries and sales. Because cannabis is illegal federally, technically every action and transaction of the American cannabis industry is violating federal law. He has crafted key cannabis legislation and established himself as a leading authority on cannabis law and practice. Aaron is a champion of emerging markets and an ardent advocate for cannabis industry entrepreneurs, businesses, and investors. Regardless of what state one currently resides in — even a cannabis mecca such as California that’s entirely surrounded by legal cannabis states — it’s still against federal law to transport cannabis of any kind cultivated and sold in California across state lines.

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As states slowly but inevitably continue to legalize cannabis medically or recreationally, we often need to be reminded that cannabis is still illegal on the federal level. Due to this widespread, ineffective prohibition, the cannabis industry and its many operators must follow a very extensive and strict set of parameters to ensure that they remain compliant on the state level. Because cannabis is illegal federally, technically every action and transaction of the American cannabis industry is violating federal law. However, there are numerous clauses added to various federal bills in recent years that provide theoretical legal protections, which ensure fully...

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