Cannabis chaos — Sessions has no exit strategy for his war on drugs

Editor's Note: This post originally appeared in The Hill on January 7, 2018. One of the great social and political experiments of this decade, marijuana legalization, faces its greatest existential threat: Jeff Sessions. Twenty-nine states have exercised their rights and legalized marijuana in some form for medical or adult use, despite marijuana possession remaining a federal crime. The anti-commandeering doctrine, long recognized as part of the 10 amendment, protects states from having to use their resources to enforce federal law. State laws that contradict federal laws come at the cost of political and policy tensions that can only be eased by federal guidance. For the last four years,

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