How Jeff Sessions’ war on marijuana hurts victims of the opioid epidemic
FILE PHOTO: U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks on the growing trend of violent crime in sanctuary cities during an event on the Port of Miami in Miami, Florida, U.S. on, August 16, 2017. REUTERS/Joe Skipper/File Photo

Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke at the Heritage Foundation on Tuesday at an event commemorating President Ronald Reagan, and he devoted part of his address to the opioid epidemic. It was pretty standard Sessions stuff: hyping the danger of marijuana use (“We are not going to pretend that there is not a law against marijuana, or that it’s not bad for you.”), plus the totally unfounded claim that the problem with the drug war is it hasn’t been...