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The Maine Death with Dignity Act passed in 2019.
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Governor signs Maine Death with Dignity Act
Maine is the ninth U.S. jurisdiction to enact an aid-in-dying law.
Governor Janet Mills signs the Maine Death with Dignity Act into law on June 12. The law goes into effect on September 19, following a five-year campaign over three legislative sessions
Opposition efforts to repeal the law by ballot fail to meet the minimum required number of signatures.