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“We’re incredibly surprised to hear that there are some legislators even considering this proposal,” said Mason Tvert, who led the Amendment 64 campaign. “We want to nip it in the bud because number one, it’s not permissible, and number two, it’s an irrational approach to implementing the will of the voters with Amendment 64.”

In Washington, the ballot measure set taxation at 75 percent, settling the question. Washington legislators approved Friday a bill that sets legal distinctions between recreational marijuana and industrial hemp, which is sold for its fiber.

Washington’s Liquor Control Board has been charged with implementing recreational-marijuana regulations. Still unresolved is whether the U.S. Justice Department will let the two states flout federal law by proceeding with their own regulatory framework for legalization.