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Maine Senate Overrides LePage Veto of Tobacco Bill

| January 21, 2014

  AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine’s Democratic-controlled Senate has voted to override Republican Gov. Paul LePage’s veto of a bill seeking to increase access to treatment for people to quit smoking. The Senate’s 31-4 vote in favor of the bill Tuesday follows the House’s override of the veto last week. The bill provides insurance coverage […]

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Lawmakers Vote to Override LePage Veto of Quit Smoking Bill

| January 16, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine lawmakers have voted to override Republican Gov. Paul LePage’s veto of a bill aimed at helping Mainers get treatment to quit smoking. The Democratic-controlled House voted 131-10 in support of the bill that provides insurance coverage of costs for tobacco-cessation treatment for Medicaid program members. In his veto letter, Republican […]

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