Republican Who Voted Against Medical Marijuana Now Investing In Pot Industry

Katz said he did not personally support his ‘no’ vote on medical marijuana in 2012. “I decided to vote what I believed to be the vote of my constituents. The day after that I told my wife, ‘Next year, I really don’t care.’ I’m voting for medical marijuana because that’s what I believe in and I’m not comfortable with what happened. I knew how I was going to vote and I felt great about it. I knew how I was going to vote a year before the police incident.”

Katz’s citation for three grams of pot resulted in a $75 fine, 20 hours of community service and was dismissed. It also energized the veterinarian, who graduated Cornell in 76 and got a VMD from U. Penn in 89.

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