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State lawmaker to introduce new plan aimed at curbing Michigan's opioid epidemic

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Posted at 12:05 PM, Apr 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-24 12:05:48-04

State Representative Joe Bellino. R-Monroe, will announce the new Stemming Teenage Opioid Pilfering (STOP - MI) bill Tuesday afternoon at the State Capitol in Lansing.

The legislation would require certain prescriptions be dispensed and stored in low-cost locking prescription vials.

Lansing Mayor Andy Schor, State Representative Stephanie Chang, D-Detroit, and other sponsors of the bill will be in attendance at the bill announcement Tuesday.