HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – A recreational marijuana bill took a major step toward becoming law, but the governor threatened to veto it over an eleventh-hour amendment.

On Wednesday morning, things didn’t look good, and some were saying the marijuana bill was dead.

Gov. Ned Lamont even threatened to veto the bill if it landed on his desk in that form.

A recreational marijuana bill took a major step toward becoming law, but the governor threatened to veto it over an eleventh-hour amendment.

However, the House of Representatives took that controversial amendment out.

On Wednesday night, The House passed the bill 76 to 62 with 13 not voting. 

“This has been attempted for years. It’s a long time coming. We got a lot of good people around the table. We had leadership from Governor Lamont on this and we were able to work out the details, which were difficult,” said Rep. Jason Rojas. 

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