Of the 14-members on the legislative panel set to vote Tuesday on Connecticut’s medical marijuana regulations, seven members voted against the bill legalizing marijuana’s use.

So will these legislators who voted against the bill be able to put aside their opposition and approve the regulations to avoid a stalemate?

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy hopes so, and said his staff has been in contact with several members on the Regulation Review Committee.

“I am hopeful that members of the committee understand that this is not the passing of the legislation which they may oppose. It’s passing regulations to allow those laws that were properly adopted in the House and in the Senate to be implemented. There’s a time to argue about legislation, that’s not in the regulation process,” the democratic governor told reporters at the state Capitol Friday.

Here’s a rundown of how the members voted in 2012 on the medical marijuana bill

Rep. Vincent Candelora (R- North Brandford) — No

Rep. Daniel Fox (D-Stamford)  — No

Rep. Robert Megna (D-New Haven) — Yes

Rep. Arthur O’Neill (R-Southbury) — No

Rep. Selim Noujaim (R-Waterbury) — No

Rep. Terrie Wood (R-Darien) — Yes

Rep. Elissa Wright (D-Groton) — Yes

Sen. Andres Ayala (D-Bridgeport)– Yes

Sen. Clark Chapin (R-New Milford) — Yes

Sen. Paul Doyle (D-Wethersfield)– No

Sen. Bob Duff (D-Norwalk) — Yes

Sen. Leonard Fasano (R-North Haven) — No

Sen. Robert Kane (R- Watertown)– No

Rep. Angel Arce (D-Hartford) — First year in office in 2013, before the vote

Jacqueline was CT Mirror’s Education and Housing Reporter, and an original member of the CT Mirror staff, joining shortly before our January 2010 launch. Her awards include the best-of-show Theodore A. Driscoll Investigative Award from the Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists in 2019 for reporting on inadequate inmate health care, first-place for investigative reporting from the New England Newspaper and Press Association in 2020 for reporting on housing segregation, and two first-place awards from the National Education Writers Association in 2012. She was selected for a prestigious, year-long Propublica Local Reporting Network grant in 2019, exploring a range of affordable and low-income housing issues. Before joining CT Mirror, Jacqueline was a reporter, online editor and website developer for The Washington Post Co.’s Maryland newspaper chains. Jacqueline received an undergraduate degree in journalism from Bowling Green State University and a master’s in public policy from Trinity College.

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