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AHA applauds governor for signing legislation expanding access to fresh fruits and vegetables

The American Heart Association today applauded Gov. Rick Snyder for signing House Bill 4207 into law and expanding access to fresh fruits and vegetables in underserved areas of the state. In November, lawmakers in the Michigan House overwhelmingly approved the legislation. The Michigan Senate followed suit in December.

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AHA applauds House passage of legislation to expand access to fresh fruits and vegetables

The American Heart Association today applauded lawmakers in the Michigan House for overwhelmingly approving legislation Tuesday to expand access to fresh fruits and vegetables in underserved areas of the state. The bill passed 83-24, receiving strong bipartisan support, and will now be considered by the Michigan Senate.

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New initiative will expand access to healthy foods for nearly 2 million Michigan adults and children

The American Heart Association and the Michigan Healthy Food Access Campaign today unveiled a new, statewide program to expand access to fresh fruits and vegetables. The Michigan Corner Store Initiative was created as part of the state budget signed into law this month.

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