Recent Updates

Lawmakers Want to End “Smurfing”

It’s called “smurfing.” And state lawmakers are trying to crack down on it. The Michigan Legislature is considering a package of bills that target the purchase of ephedrine or pseudoephedrine. The drug is used in the illegal manufacturing of methamphetamine. And part of the effort now moving through the Michigan …

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Fuel Economy Rates Increase

Researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute say fuel economy of new vehicles sold in the U.S. set another record high last month. According to researchers, the average fuel economy of cars, light trucks, vans and SUVs purchased in May was 25.6 mpg, up 0.4 mpg from April …

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Licensing Dietitians and Nutritionists

A move is underway in the Michigan Legislature to repeal the state law allowing for the licensing of dietitians and nutritionists. Supporters say that since no rules have ever been put in place regarding licensing of dietitians there’s no reason to allow for the state licensing of those professions. Opponents …

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