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Stateside: Johnson and Johnson vaccine fact check; cannabis industry jobs; one year of COVID-19

Mar 9, 2021

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the emergency use of a third kind of COVID-19 vaccine. Journalist Chad Livengood says the Johnson & Johnson vaccine could help health officials reach more of Michigan's vulnerable populations in need of protection against COVID-19.
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Today on Stateside, a third type of vaccine to prevent COVID-19 will be available to qualifying Michigan residents in the coming weeks. A journalist discusses how the Johnson & Johnson vaccine could help local health officials get more vulnerable populations vaccinated. Also, a look at what it takes to find work in Michigan’s booming cannabis industry. Plus, the path to some kind of normal after a year of pandemic living.

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Listen to the full show above or find individual segments below.

What to know about the Johnson and Johnson vaccine

  • Chad Livengood is a senior editor for Crain’s Detroit Business.

Looking to get a job in Michigan’s cannabis industry? This non-profit can help.

  • Matt Hoffman is the founder and chairman of Our Cannabis, a nonprofit based in Grand Rapids.

“The major crisis of most of our lives.” Reviewing a year of pandemic with Dr. Howard Markel

  • Dr. Howard Markel is a physician, educator, and medical historian at the University of Michigan.