Key legislators will meet later this week with Gov. LePage, hoping to address his objections to a proposed regulatory framework for the sale, production and taxation of pot for adult recreational use.

Key lawmakers will meet with Gov. Paul LePage on Friday to try to reach agreement on how to change an adult-use marijuana bill so it would gain his support.

Members of a special committee that drafted the bill after state voters approved legalization in 2016 said they were optimistic that they could reach a compromise on issues that led LePage to veto the measure in November.

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Scott Thistle ~ Portland Press Herald

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