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Md. efforts aim to reduce untimely deaths and allow timely ones

Md. efforts aim to reduce untimely deaths and allow timely ones

From gay marriage to marijuana decriminalization, Maryland has been a national leader on social issues in the new century. This year, state legislators and new governor Larry Hogan can further burnish the state's reputation by setting a national example on heroin intervention and death-with-dignity legislation.

Let's start with Gov. Hogan's noble call to mitigate heroin addiction and overdose deaths in Maryland. The governor brings personal experience to the issue: He lost a cousin to a heroin overdose.

Maybe the issue would not have figured so prominently on Mr. Hogan's...

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