About 200 assisted deaths under new law authorizing medically assisted suicide came into force, but details impossible to come by
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Assisted suicide is against Canadian federal law, a statute that applies throughout the country. But health care law is governed by the provinces (as I understand it). Hence, Quebec will try and redefine some suicides into a medical...
Ottawa has four months to create new doctor-assisted dying laws. The Canadian Medical Association's president on what comes next The post On assisted dying, doctors say fast work is now needed appeared first on Macleans.ca.
California’s assisted suicide bill would–like Washington’s law–require doctors to lie about the cause of death in assisted suicide. From SB 128: 443.7. (a) Unless otherwise prohibited by law, the attending physician may sign the qua...
Medical regulators in every province impose safeguards for assisted dying The post What if new law on assisted dying isn’t enacted by June 6? appeared first on Macleans.ca.