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Aid-in-dying law takes effect in New Mexico

Dan Boyd | 6/17/2021 | Albuquerque Journal

SANTA FE – For advocates of legislation allowing terminally ill New Mexicans to end their own lives with the help of prescribed medication, Friday has been a long time coming.

But, for critics, it marks the first step down a path they’d long tried to block.

A new aid-in-dying law, which drew emotional debate at the Roundhouse in recent years before finally winning approval this year, is one of nearly 70 new laws set to take effect Friday.

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