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The Vermont Senate today gave final approval to a bill that would allow the recreational use of marijuana, putting Vermont on course to become the first state in the country to legalize pot by an act of the Legislature rather than through a citizen referendum.

Click here to read the full breaking update, with additional links to the latest on the pot proposal in New Hampshire.

FILE – This June 27, 2017 file photo shows popcorn shaped marijuana nuggets in a plastic container at the Higher Path medical marijuana dispensary owned by Jerred Kiloh in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)