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(MPRN-Lansing) The so-called “tampon tax” has got to go. That’s the message of lawmakers in both chambers of the state Legislature. Democrats and a couple Republicans are teaming up to get rid of Michigan’s use tax and sales tax on feminine hygiene products. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) The Michigan Court of Appeals is ordering a Flint hospital to hand over documents about the water crisis. 

Smoking By Pregnant Mothers See A Spike

Nov 17, 2016
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(MPRN-Lansing) More Michigan mothers are smoking while pregnant. A new report from the Michigan League for Public Policy shows between 2008 and 2014 the rate of expectant mothers smoking increased by 18 percent in Michigan. 

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Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Big changes may be on the horizon for medical marijuana in Michigan. Wednesday the State House voted in favor of a package of bills that would legalize edibles and require medical marijuana clinics be licensed and pay sales tax. 

Cheyna Roth, Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) Lawmakers and regular folks strolled past more than 70 venders at the Farmers Market at the Capitol Thursday. But while goers ogled the plethora of fruits and vegetables, 

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