Colorado Votes to Legalize Assisted Suicide

by Admin on November 10, 2016

Prop 106 allows terminally ill patients to choose when to end their lives


Voters in Colorado have just chosen to legalize Proposition 106 or “right to die” law which allows terminally ill patients with less than six months to live to request assisted death according to a report by The Verge.

Conditions include the person requesting assisted suicide to be above the age of 18 and of sound mind.

Colorado joins Washington, Oregon, California, Vermont, and Montana, states that have also legalized assisted suicide.

Family members mourning the loss of a loved in Thailand do not normally want to deal with recovering assets and funds. At such a time, using the services of a probate and inheritance lawyer in Thailand that specializes in probate law is the best option.

The right to euthanize long been debated throughout the world with several European countries allowing it. It was reported in September that the first terminally ill child was euthanized in Belgium.

India allows for passive euthanization while actively assisting death is still illegal. In Thailand, assisted suicide is not expressly allowed, although the Thailand National Health Act states that a doctor will not prosecuted if the terminally ill patient has a written directive on how they would like to pursue further treatment, which could be euthanasia. However, the debate around the legality of assisted suicide is still ongoing.

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