Gov. Phil Scott confirmed Thursday that he will sign a bill legalizing personal cultivation and possession of marijuana — but he will not hold a signing ceremony.

The governor's chief counsel, Jaye Pershing Johnson, is currently reviewing the bill.

Scott said that is the only remaining step in the process, and he expects to sign it in short order.

"It won't be a public signing, but I'll sign it," he said.

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John Walters ~ SevenDaysVt.com

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