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Law doesn’t require patient to tell kin about death plan

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DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

Gov. David Ige signed House Bill 2739, April 5, “Our Care, Our Choice Act” making Hawaii the 7th Jurisdiction to have an End-of-Life choice. Only mentally capable Hawaii adults with a terminal disease would be granted a prescription to end their lives under the act.