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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - The Maryland Senate has voted to override some of Gov. Larry Hogan's vetoes.
 
 The Senate voted 29-17 on Thursday to override a bill to decriminalize the possession of marijuana paraphernalia and smoking pot in public. The Senate also voted 30-16 to override a veto of a bill designed to ensure third-party travel websites pay all of the state's sales tax.
 
The Senate postponed a vote to override a veto of a bill to allow felons to vote while on parole or probation until Feb. 5.
 

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DOVER, Del. (AP) - Prosecutors have dropped all charges against a chemist who was arrested in an evidence tampering and theft investigation at Delaware's drug lab.
 
The Wilmington News Journal reports that court records show a state prosecutor dropped the remaining charges against Farnam Daneshgar - marijuana and paraphernalia possession - earlier this month.
 

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - It would no longer be a crime to possess marijuana-related paraphernalia in Maryland, under a bill approved by the Maryland General Assembly.

The House of Delegates voted 84-52 on Saturday for the Senate bill, sending it to Gov. Larry Hogan.

Maryland decriminalized possession of less than 10 grams of marijuana last year. That made it a civil offense rather than a criminal one.

However, lawmakers didn't do the same thing for paraphernalia like pipes, so the bill was introduced this session.