Health

MPRN

(MPRN-Lansing) Nine cities and counties from across Michigan are taking drug companies to court. From the Upper Peninsula to Detroit, they are trying to recover many millions of dollars in costs related to the opioid crisis. 

WMUK

Kalamazoo County Medical Director Will Nettleton says there’s no change in methodology, or how deaths are counted that explains a sharp rise in deaths last year related to opioids. He says Kalamazoo County is simply following the national trend.


Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) The state department that regulates medical marijuana will allow dispensaries to stay open while details get worked out about how licenses will be issued. 

Lt. Governor Brian Calley - file photo
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(MPRN-Lansing)   The state is taking a synchronized approach to fighting the hepatitis A outbreak. It’s activated two emergency centers. 

State Capitol - file photo
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(MPRN-Lansing) Lawmakers in Lansing say they want a seamless transition as marijuana dispensaries start to get licensed. Democrats in the House and Senate introduced legislation Wednesday. 

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