Minnesota is just one Senate vote and a governor's signature away from legalizing recreational cannabis for adults following Thursday night's 73-57 vote in the Democratic-controlled House. The Senate could take up the bill as early as Friday.

Pending expected Senate approval, the bill will head to the desk of Democratic Gov. Tim Walz, who has pledged to sign it.

"The day has finally arrived. Today is the day that we are going to vote here in the House for the last time to legalize cannabis and bring the change that many Minnesotans have wanted for a very long time," said state Rep. Zack Stephenson (D), who sponsored the bill.

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