Maine’s legislature on Thursday unanimously approved a three-month delay in the start of recreational marijuana sales.
The bill may still be vetoed by Republican Gov. Paul LePage, however, because some key provisions he had supported were not included in the bill, the Portland Press-Herald reported.
The legislature backed the bill with total support from lawmakers in both chambers, who all agreed the state needed additional time to write industry regulations.
A spokeswoman for LePage declined to comment on the bill to the Press-Herald, but even if he were to veto the measure, it could be overridden by a two-thirds majority vote of the legislature.