AUGUSTA: Not everyone is willing to toke up for some taxes. Like Connecticut legislators, Maine’s Governor Paul LePage was not willing to allow Marijuana to be legalized in his state. He followed through on his threat to veto legislation that would have allowed the process to create a “regulated marijuana market” .
A statewide referendum in October 2016 had voters approving the Cannabis and a bill was supported overwhelmingly in Maine’s House and Senate, set out the rule for taxes and the rules for cultivation, processing, and retail establishments.
LePage was joinged House Minority Leader Ken Fredette (R-Newport) also not a pot tried to way lay the bill but there efforts were defeated.
The country’s most popular governor Massachusetts Republican. Charlie Baker campaigned against the Commonwealth's marijuana legalization initiative but voters chose pot and the state implemented legalization.