Vermont Aid In Dying

New England News
7:30 pm
Tue January 27, 2015

Vermont Takes 2nd Look At Aid-In-Dying Law

Vermont Statehouse
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The first legislature in the country to pass an aid-in-dying law may revisit the issue, as a key backer says changes to take effect in mid-2016 would remove too many patient protections.

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North Country News
11:15 pm
Mon June 24, 2013

Vermont's Smallest Hospital Opts Out of Aid-in-Dying

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Vermont's smallest hospital has become the latest to opt out of the state's new aid-in-dying law, but hospital officials expect to revisit the issue soon.

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North Country News
11:13 am
Fri May 10, 2013

Vermont Senate Gives Aid-in-Dying Backers a Scare

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The day after the Vermont Senate passed legislation allowing doctors to provide lethal medication to terminally ill patients who request it, legislators gave backers of the bill a scare.

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