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Mar 3, 2016

Sponsor pulls Md. right-to-die bill; measure done for year

A bill that would allow terminally ill Maryland residents to request and receive fatal doses of medication doesn’t have the support to pass this year, according to its sponsor. Sen. Ronald N. Young, D-Frederick, asked Thursday that the bill be withdrawn from consideration by the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee rather than voted down. Young told […]

Mar 3, 2016

Maryland right-to-die measure could have committee vote

ANNAPOLIS — A measure to allow terminally ill Maryland residents to legally end their lives with drugs prescribed by a doctor could come up for a vote in a Senate committee. The Senate Judiciary Committee could vote on the bill Thursday. If the panel approves, the measure would move to the full Senate. If the […]

Oct 19, 2015

Former Ukrainian president sues Ukraine

Ousted Ukrainian president sues Ukraine heads news summary that includes insurance for right-to-die drugs, no forcible medication for accused killer and John Grisham's latest.

Apr 14, 2015

What didn’t pass in the Md. General Assembly

The ink is drying on more than 100 bills signed into law on Tuesday, but a number of measures will have to try their luck again next year.

Jan 14, 2015

Maryland state senator plans to introduce right-to-die bill

A Maryland state senator says he'll introduce a bill this year to make it legal for Maryland doctors to help terminally ill patients end their own lives.

Nov 4, 2014

Brittany Maynard galvanizes right-to-die movement

Brittany Maynard’s last days started a national conversation about whether it’s OK for a terminally ill person to end their own life.

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