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QUOTE OF THE DAY

"Allowing medical marijuana for those with autism was supposed to be the clinical trial. Instead, we're going to have criminal trials ..."

- Attorney Mike KOMORN, whose client, Lisa SMITH, had her request to allow medical marijuana be used to treat those with autism denied by the state. Komorn said the decision will open up for prosecution concerned partents trying to get cannabis products for their kids with severe autism.

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Cotter: 'Very Possible' Courser-Gamrat Committee Will Meet Next Week
"It's "very possible" that the special committee to investigate Reps. Todd COURSER (R-Lapeer) and Cindy GAMRAT (R-Plainwell) will hold its first meeting next week, Speaker Kevin COTTER (R-Mt. Pleasant) said today."
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LARA Director: No Medical Marijuana For Those With Autism
"Autism will not be added to the list of conditions that can be treated by medical marijuana out of concern of how it would be administered to children, Mike ZIMMER, director of the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA), ruled today."
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Calley: 'Long-Term Solvency' 'As Important As Fixing Our Roads'
"After state leaders held another closed-door meeting this morning to talk about road funding, Lt. Gov. Brian CALLEY said the administration is looking for a deal that both protects the state's finances and improves the state's roads."
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Founders Takes Baby Off Beer Label, LARA Says They Didn't Order It
"Citing concerns from the state, Founders Brewing Company is changing the label of one of its popular seasonal beers -- but state officials say they never gave such an order."
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Whitmer Visits U.P. As She 'Seriously' Looks At Gov
"Described on her Facebook page as a "public figure," former Senate Minority Leader Gretchen WHITMER was in the Upper Peninsula recently and she was asked, "Are you running for governor?""
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QUOTE OF THE DAY

"Allowing medical marijuana for those with autism was supposed to be the clinical trial. Instead, we're going to have criminal trials ..."

- Attorney Mike KOMORN, whose client, Lisa SMITH, had her request to allow medical marijuana be used to treat those with autism denied by the state. Komorn said the decision will open up for prosecution concerned partents trying to get cannabis products for their kids with severe autism.