With politically influential California and New York taking a hard line against certain direct-to-consumer genetic-testing companies, the nascent personal genomics industry has been left to wonder what other states might do.
 
“Historically, many states look to New York and California for guidance,” Navigenics CEO Mari Baker told Pharmacogenomics Reporter this week. “I am sure they are following what is happening in those two states. It would be a shame if every state acted separately.”
 

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