Vermont Gov. Phil Scott said Thursday that, barring unforeseen technicalities, he will sign the bill legalizing personal cultivation and possession of marijuana.

Scott indicated previously that he'd sign, but this was the first time the governor said so publicly since the Vermont Senate passed the legislation on Wednesday.

"We'll take a look at it to make sure it's technically correct, and then I'll sign the bill," Scott said during an unrelated Statehouse press conference about the first report of the governor's Opioid Coordination Council.

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John Walters ~ SevenDaysVT.com

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