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Maine Legalizes Assisted Suicide

FRIDAY, June 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Maine has become the eighth state to legalize medically assisted suicide. “It is my hope that this law, while respecting the right to personal liberty, will be used sparingly,” Gov. Janet Mills, told the Associated Press. Under the law, doctors can prescribe a lethal dose of a drug… Read More »

Bill legalizing assisted suicide reaches Maine governor’s desk

The Maine state legislature passed a bill Tuesday that legalizes assisted suicide, allowing doctors to prescribe a fatal dose of medication to terminally ill patients. Maine Gov. Janet Mills has not yet publicly revealed her position regarding the bill, so its fate remains uncertain. Those supporting the bill say it aligns with Maine’s individualism and… Read More »