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New Jersey now 8th US jurisdiction with a Death with Dignity statute

Saturday, April 13, 2019

On Friday, April 12, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed the Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill Act into law. Less than a month ago, this bill passed the Assembly and SenateNew Jersey is now the seventh state and eight jurisdiction (including Washington DC) that has a death with dignity statute. The law goes into effect on August 1, 2019.

 

Read here the governor's statement upon signing

 

 

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