Observers say that if voters in those states say yes to pot, as polls suggest they will, it could spur the Vermont legislature to take up the issue — again.

Just eight months ago, the Green Mountain State was poised to become the first on the East Coast to allow residents and visitors to legally use marijuana.

The Senate passed a comprehensive bill, and Gov. Peter Shumlin voiced his support. Business groups started circling to get a piece of the anticipated windfall from sales. But in May, the House killed the bill, 121 to 28.

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