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State board says people with autism should be able to use medical marijuana

potA state board has approved adding autism to the list of conditions that can be treated with medical marijuana. The Michigan Medical Marihuana Review Panel voted 4-2 on Friday to make the recommendation.

The final decision will be made by Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs Director Mike Zimmer. Continue reading

Students fund classmate’s Spring Break trip to Japan

18-year-old Kenny Berends pictured to the right. Photo courtesy of Chris Corbett and Connor Zook's "GoFundMe" page that helped raise the money to send Kenny on his trip to Japan.

18-year-old Kenny Berends pictured to the right. Photo courtesy of Chris Corbett and Connor Zook’s “GoFundMe” page that helped raise the money to send Kenny on his trip to Japan.


Who said you can’t keep a secret in a small town? The northern Michigan community of Central Lake managed to do just that.
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Chippewa County conference teaches first responders about autism

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAParents, educators, and now emergency responders, have taken part in a conference in Chippewa County to better learn how to interact with people who are on the autism spectrum. The goal was to spread knowledge of autism and autistic behaviors, and to share information on how to effectively interact with people with autism and their families.
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