Legislation aims to lift stem-cell ban

Dietderich, Andrew
April 2007
Crain's Detroit Business;4/16/2007, Vol. 23 Issue 16, p1
The article reports on the proposal of introducing legislation meant for lifting the ban on embryonic stem cell research in Michigan. Both Governor Jennifer Granholm and House Speaker Andy Dillon have supported lifting the ban. It is stated that the U.S. Senate has voted 63-34 in April 2007 to ease restrictions on federally funded embryonic stem cell research.


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