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RIVERSIDE, Calif. (Reuters) – A California judge on Friday refused to suspend a new state law allowing physician-assisted suicide for terminally ill patients, citing the need to protect them from pain, but he allowed a legal challenge to proceed. The mixed ruling portends a continued debate over the highly contested law in the first months […]

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Final Exit paperback remains high on the Amazon book sales chart. But only from ERGO Bookstore can you get the book PLUS the new 2016 Addendum. $23 for the 3rd edition. www.finalexit.org/ergo-store If you want Final Exit ebook download for $17 that too contains the 2016 Addendum. If you only want the print Addendum, send […]

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https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/euthanasia-pro-and-con/id1132910035?mt=2 Podcast by ” Euthanasia: Pro and Con ” on iTunes 1 Episode 4. Derek Humphry: author of Final Exit, the handbook Derek Humphry an American journalist, author 7/21/2016 Free View In iTunes 2 Ep.3. Margaret Somerville: Professor, McGill University Margaret Somerville is a Samuel Gale Professor 7/9/2016 Free View In iTunes 3 Episode 2. […]

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There is a worthwhile PODCAST to listen to the controversy surrounding the right to choose to die when at life’s end (self-deliverance, assisted suicide, assisted dying — whichever name suits you) at https://soundcloud.com/496806650

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(Reuters Health) – Legalized euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide are mainly used by patients with cancer, but remain rare, according to a new analysis of such programs. In the last year alone, California has legalized physician-assisted suicide, Canada legalized both physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia, and Colombia performed its first legal euthanasia, said John Urwin, a study […]

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“Final Exit” has been updated for 2016. The ebook download version is fully updated at the ERGO Bookstore www.finalexit.org/ergo-store The paperback when ordered from ERGO Bookstore now has a printed Addendum 2016 included with all copies. (The above updates are not available with Amazon.com purchases.) If you have ‘Final Exit’ already and want the updates, […]

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From today, there is an updated edition of Final Exit ebook to mark its 25 years in print. Final Exit ‘Digital Edition’ v.3.2 (eBook) The Practicalities of Self-Deliverance and Assisted Suicide for the Dying by Derek Humphry, founder of the Hemlock Society • v.3.2 – Revised 3rd edition / 25th Anniversary Edition • eBook PDF […]

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A San Francisco Superior Court judge Friday upheld the enforcement of California laws dating back 141 years barring physician-assisted suicide after hearing arguments in a lawsuit filed by several terminally ill patients. Several plaintiffs including Christy O’Donnell and her Bay Area doctor, Robert Brody, brought the San Francisco lawsuit asking that doctors be allowed to […]

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The next World Federation of Right to Die Societies Congress will take place from 11 – 14 May 2016 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.The conference will be hosted by NVVE, the Dutch right-to-die society. The conference title is “Euthanasia 2016 – Professional challenges.” Visit the special website for regularly updated, further information: www.euthanasia2016.org

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Germany’s Bundestag has been presented with two draft bills aimed at expanding suicide help for patients with no hope of recovery. The right to die has been a hotly debated topic across Europe in recent years. Germany inched ever closer to joining its neighbor Belgium in allowing active assisted suicide on Tuesday as two new […]

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