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Mon April 1, 2013
In this morning's news: Right to work, medical marijuana changes, Wolverines in Final Four
Michiganders evenly divided over right-to-work law
"A Michigan State University poll finds state residents about evenly divided over whether the new right-to-work law will help or hurt the economy. 43 percent of those polled say the law will help Michigan's economy, while 41 percent say it will hurt," the Associated Press reports.
Medical marijuana law changes begin today
More changes to Michigan's medical marijuana law goes into effect today. As the Associated Press reports,
"The measures define the type of doctor-patient relationship that is needed before medical marijuana use can be certified. For example, a doctor must complete a face-to-face evaluation of the patient. . . Among the many other changes is that state-issued cards given to people who have a doctor's endorsement for medical-marijuana use will be good for two years instead of one."
University of Michigan makes Final Four
The University of Michigan will move on to the Final Four in NCAA basketball. Michigan beat the University of Florida 79-59. The U of M will play Syracuse University Saturday in the national semi-final.