Steve Katz Votes to Decriminalize Small Amounts of Pot

By Jon Campbell, Gannett Albany Bureau

ALBANY, NYР Westchester Assemblyman Steve Katz, who was ticketed for marijuana possession earlier this year, voted Wednesday to decriminalize small amounts of pot.
The Assembly passed the bill by an unofficial vote of 80-59, but its future in the Senate is uncertain. If passed by the Senate and signed into law, the bill would lower the penalty for the public possession of less than 15 grams of marijuana from a misdemeanor to a violation.
Full Article: