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Month: April 2019

Bill allowing doctors to prescribe lethal doses of medication dies in committee

  Despite fresh optimism at the Capitol and a change of heart by the state’s medical society, leaders of the legislature’s Public Health Committee could not muster enough support Monday to advance a controversial measure allowing doctors to prescribe a lethal dose of medication to terminally ill patients… “This is as close as we’ve ever …

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Connecticut Assisted Suicide Bill Halted in Legislative Committee

…The state Public Health committee did not hold a vote on a medical aid-in-dying bill Monday, which means it won’t advance by Wednesday’s legislative deadline. Supporters of the proposal called the decision “beyond disappointing” while those who are against the idea say it’s a relief that the bill won’t go any further. Lawmakers have tried …

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