Federal law prohibits marijuana and its transportation across state lines; but the new number of cannabis-friendly states sharing borders may end up testing that ban.

America’s historic marijuana legalization experiment has established new cannabis-friendly regions following the elections; but the legalization movement is also entering unknown and uncertain legal territory when it comes to federal vs. state issues regarding interstate marijuana transportation.

As The New York Times notes, more than 20 percent of Americans now live in states where cannabis is or will soon be legal for adult, recreational use.

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