DIt should but it doesn’t.
Some countries interfere even with traffic destined for other countries. They try to justify it by loose borders affecting everyone.
I e said in other venues and still believe, if you want de jure independence it will cost and unachievable amount of money and require massive, nation level military force. If you want de facto independence, go somewhere that government resources are scarce and unfocused and keep a low profile. Get along by mostly gong Lang with some looseness around the edges to establish long term precedent that you can argue in favor of with evidence of harmlessness. That does not include being an overt Mecca for recreational drug use as part of the recruiting propaganda.
Oregon and Washington have had legalized marijuana for some time now. It hasn’t affected bordering state efforts to rob it it other than to provide an excuse to stop cars leaving here to search them for drugs.