​As “cannabis tourism” numbers continue to rise, the need for standards based regulations that ensure consistent, safe, quality products become even more important for states that have legalized marijuana for adult use like Colorado, Washington, Oregon​,​ Alaska​ and the District of Columbia​. ​With 11 new states set to vote on ​adult use ​initiatives in 2016, it is imperative that regulators showcase their due diligence in protecting public health and consumer safety by working with FOCUS, the cannabis industry standards purveyor.