Comments for: LePage subverts Legislature’s push to prevent smoking

Posted Jan. 23, 2014, at 1:32 p.m.

The Maine Legislature took a couple strong votes recently to require MaineCare to cover the costs of smoking cessation treatments. On Tuesday the Maine Senate overwhelmingly reversed Gov. Paul LePage’s veto of LD 386, voting 31-4; on Jan. 16 the House did the same, voting 131-10 to override. It’s unusual …

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