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Bovine TB Found in Lower Peninsula Deer

After discovering a free-ranging deer with bovine tuberculosis, the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development set two “potential high risk areas” in place in the northeast Lower Peninsula. The two locations were set in Presque Isle County and the northwestern section of Montmorency County. The designation means all cattle and …

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New Condition Can Be Treated With Marijuana

Post-traumatic stress disorder has been added to the list of debilitating conditions that can qualify a patient for participation in Michigan’s medical marijuana program. The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs announced yesterday that it’s decided to accept the recommendation of the Michigan Marihuana Act Review Panel to add PTSD …

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Report on Deaths Due to Excessive Drinking

According to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there were more than 3,100 deaths in Michigan from 2006-2010 due to excessive drinking. The CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report shows Michigan reported over 85,000 years of potential life lost annually from 2006-2010 due to excessive …

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