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Maine becomes 8th state to legalize assisted suicide

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Posted: Wednesday, June 12, 2019 8:15 pm

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine legalized medically assisted suicide on Wednesday, becoming the eighth state to allow terminally ill people to end their lives with prescribed medication.

Democratic Gov. Janet Mills, who had previously said she was unsure about the bill, signed it in her office.

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