On the California side, the concerns about marijuana are shared with Oregon, but the laws differ.
Medical marijuana is legal, but not the recreational variety.
That could easily change in next year's election, and county leaders on the North Coast want to get ahead of the game.
They joined forces for the North Coast Marijuana Policy Statement, which addresses legal, economic, and other issues related to marijuana.
It got an award from the California Association of Counties and figured in legislation passed in the recent session.