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Medical amnesty aimed to help hospitalized underage drinkers

Just about every Michigan resident under the age of 21 has been tempted by alcohol at some point in their lives, especially college students. Many of these underage individuals are familiar of the consequences of underage drinking but still choose to imbibe. A recent law will offer underage drinkers protection if they make the smart decision to seek medical attention for alcohol poisoning.

Cutting down on underage drinking deaths with medical amnesty

In 2009, Michigan's House of Representatives took a huge step towards eliminating deaths associated with underage drinking but passing the "Medical Amnesty"-or "Good Samaritan"-bill, which grants amnesty to underage drinkers who seek medical attention for alcohol-related health issues.