August 4, 2017 •
Maine Adjourns Sine Die
The first regular session of the 128th Legislature adjourned sine die on August 2, 2017.
Lawmakers increased the age for purchasing cigarettes to 21 and overrode Gov. Paul LePage’s veto of a bill increasing access to opioid addiction services.
The general effective date for non-emergency laws passed in the first regular session is Wednesday, November 1, 2017.
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