State Senate approves marijuana bill
The state House is set to take up a bill that would decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana.
The state Senate passed the bill this weekend with Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman casting the tie-breaking vote.
Under the bill, possession of less than a half-ounce of marijuana would no longer be a misdemeanor, but an infraction carrying a fine.
Gov. Dannel Malloy has said he will sign it if it reaches his desk.
Conn. Senate votes for pot decriminalization bill