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(MPRN-Lansing) The state House has adopted bills that would allow prisoners in advanced stages of illness including cancer and dementia to be paroled for medical reasons. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) A bipartisan group of state lawmakers will roll out bills Monday designed to combat sexual misconduct on college campuses. It’s part of the Legislature’s initial response to issues at Michigan State University. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) State Attorney General Bill Schuette says the special prosecutor looking into MSU’s handling of abuse allegations is independent of his office. But, that’s not what the contract says. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) The state is warning prospective patients they should not go through marijuana suppliers to apply for medical marijuana cards. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) Existing medical marijuana dispensaries had until Thursday to submit applications in to a state licensing board. The applications had to include proof their local governments allow them to operate. 

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