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Right-to-Try Law for Terminally Ill

Legislation has been approved by a Michigan Senate committee that would give terminally ill patients the right to participate in experimental drug trials before the drugs are approved by the FDA. The measure, if given final approval, would make Michigan one of the few states enacting a so-called “right to …

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Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

State legislators have moved bills that would allow for the return of medical marijuana dispensaries in Michigan and the use of marijuana-laced foods. The Senate Government Operations committee on Wednesday approved legislation that would allow municipalities to permit dispensaries to sell marijuana to certified patients or caregivers, which is not …

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E-Cig Laws

E-cigarettes and alternative nicotine products would be categorized as smokeless tobacco and subject to a new tax, under legislation introduced Wednesday by Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville. The measure would establish a 15 cent per 1.5 milliliters and proportionate rate on all fractions of 1.5 milliliters tax on vapor products. …

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