Editorial: Let states control medical marijuana

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the Justice Department have enough problems and challenges on their hands without trying to undo sensible federal policy regarding marijuana laws approved in 29 states.

Furthermore, asking Congress to repeal the Rohrabacher-Farr amendment, passed in 2014, would cause confusion, invite litigation from more than half of the U.S. states and, contrary to Sessions’ thinking, divert the Justice Department’s attention from the grave threats posed by trafficking in heroin, fentanyl and other deadly opioids.

The amendment — named for its sponsors from California, Republican Dana Rohrabacher and Democrat Sam Farr — was

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