By State House News Service

Led by U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a bipartisan group of 54 congressional lawmakers on Thursday sent a letter to the president asking him to overrule his attorney general and go back to a hands-off federal approach to marijuana law enforcement.

The letter to President Donald Trump highlights his comments as a candidate that marijuana policy should be left “up to the states” and asks him to instruct U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions to reinstate the Cole Memorandum, an Obama-era policy that allowed states to establish their own legal marijuana markets without federal law enforcement interference.

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