The Maine House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to override Gov. Paul LePage's (R) veto of a measure to allow the commercial sale of marijuana in the state.

The House overrode the veto with a 109-39 vote, according to The Portland Press Herald.

The bill now heads to the state Senate, where lawmakers must vote by a two-thirds margin to overturn LePage's veto.

The newspaper previously reported that senators believe they have the support to overturn a veto. 

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Max Greenwood ~ TheHill.com

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