Rep. Dr. John Bizon, M.D., R-Battle Creek; audio on disabled veterans license plates

Rep. Bizon talks about committee passage Tuesday of his HB 4830, which would allow honorably discharged veterans to have a state park passport fee waived if proof of their 100-percent disabled status is provided to the Secretary of State.  Disabled vets can currently access state parks for free with a disabled veteran plate, but Rep. Bizon…

Rep. Dr. John Bizon, M.D., R-Battle Creek; audio on biologic drug product guideline legislation

Rep. Bizon talks about his HB 4472, which defines biologic product and biosimilar medications and establishes guidelines for pharmacists to substitute interchangeable biological drug products.  Rep. Bizon says the legislation effectively would allow pharmacists in Michigan to use the generic version of a whole new classification of biologic medications, and in doing so, provide more…

Rep. Dr. John Bizon, M.D.; audio on legislation update student athlete concussion law

In a week when many Michigan high school athletes begin practicing, Rep. Bizon talks about his HB 4531, which updates the state’s student athlete concussion law to require a regular review of materials, and concussion symptom training for coaches, volunteers and other adults at least every three years.  Rep. Bizon says treatments and protocols for…

Rep. Dr. John Bizon, M.D.; audio on raising tobacco use age to 21

Rep. Bizon, an an ear, nose and throat-otolaryngologist in Battle Creek, talks about a bi-partisan package of legislation he’s co-sponsoring that increases the state’s legal smoking age to 21, while banning tobacco product vending machines, enhancing hookah tobacco regulations and modifying penalties for those who break the law.  Dr. Bizon argues the plan is a key…