After several hours of public comment on many other bills, the focus turned to legislation that would align the state's rules on medical and recreational marijuana.
That is, cannabis.
He asked senators to go to the committee report and look at the bottom of page one.
"It refers to a bureau," said Moorlach. "And I'm kind-of curious..."
"The bureau of cannibal - cannabis - control?" clarified Mitchell.
"It says 'cannibals' control," replied Moorlach.
"It's a typo and you knew it was a typo!" countered Mitchell, laughing.
"Bureau of C-a-n-n-a-b-i-s Control. Yes, you knew," insisted Mitchell as laughter rippled through the chamber.
"Let's get to your question," added Mitchell, trying to re-direct the hearing.
The exchange sounded like the dawning of the Age of Cannabis.