Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) signed a bill Sunday that sets up a framework for interstate commerce, which is critical for California cannabis farmers. He signed nine other marijuana-related pieces of legislation, reported Sunday night.

Under SB 1326 from Sen. Anna Caballero (D-Merced), California is allowed to enter into agreements with other states to allow cannabis transactions with entities outside state borders.

The series of reform bills advanced through the Legislature reaching the governor's desk near the end of the season. The move will expand the state's legal cannabis market and address the collateral consequences of cannabis prohibition.

"For too many Californians, the promise of cannabis legalization remains out of reach," Newsom said in a press release. "These measures build on the important strides our state has made toward this goal, but much work remains to build an equitable, safe and sustainable legal cannabis industry. I look forward to partnering with the Legislature and policymakers to fully realize cannabis legalization in communities across California."

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