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Medscape reported 20 September 2016 on a Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium (PCOS) 2016 SAN FRANCISCO ― Oregon was the first state in the United States to enact a physician aid in dying law, known as Death With Dignity Act (DWD). Now, almost 20 years later, there is little evidence that it has been abused. […]

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The Suicide Plan Coming November 13, 2012 FRONTLINE on PBS TV explores the underground world of assisted suicide In this groundbreaking 90-minute film, FRONTLINE explores the underground world of assisted suicide and takes viewers inside one of the most polarizing social issues of our time – told not only by the people choosing to die, […]

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I am happy to announce the publication of my book, β€œIn Search of Gentle Death: The Fight for Your Right to Die With Dignity.” The 479-page, deluxe hardcover edition, which took five years to research and write, contains 92 photographs and illustrations, a full bibliography, and a comprehensive index. An ebook version will also be […]

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Report of the NuTech Workshop at the World Conference of Right to Die Societies in Melbourne (NOTE: NuTech is short for ‘New Technologies for Self-Deliverance, founded 1999 as an international research group for new ways of ending one’s life without a doctor when terminally ill. NuTech invented the widely-used helium hood method.) By Faye Girsh […]

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Veterinary Nembutal (pentobarbital) can be bought over-the-counter in veterinary supply stores in Mexico and Peru. These little stores are generally in the backstreets of poorer neighborhoods. This substance is used for either sedating big animals including horses for surgery, or euthanizing them. It is tightly controlled everywhere except Mexico and Peru. The six grams of […]

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Final Exit 3rd edition 2010 Updated in paperback and eBook PDF format (‘Digital Edition’) Announcing the new updated printing of ‘Final Exit: The Practicalities of Self-Deliverance and Assisted Suicide for the Dying’ by Derek Humphry. Now in print for its 20th year, this volume remains the gold standard for choice in dying books. Final Exit […]

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U P D A T E THE POSIBILITY OF PHYSICIAN-ASSISTED SUICIDE FOR THE TERMINALLY OR HOPELESSLY ILL, COMPETENT, ADULT PERSON IN SWITZERLAND Issued by ERGO for information only Physician-assisted suicide is legal in the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Colombia, Albania, Switzerland, and the US states of Washington, Montana and Oregon. All have their own criteria. Except […]

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A woman has been charged with importing a euthanasia drug from Mexico into Australia. Two bottles of the border-controlled drug Nembutal were intercepted at Melbourne Airport last March. Australian Federal Police officers executed a search warrant on an address in the eastern suburb of Canterbury on April 15, 2009 but the woman was not charged […]

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A recent posting warned that not all preparations of veterinary pentobarbital (“Nembutal”) have the same concentration. In order for a 100-ml bottle to have 6 grams of pentobarbital, the concentration of the drug needs to be 60 milligrams (mg) per millilitre (ml), so read the fine print on the label. Two bottles are needed for […]

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By Derek Humphry (10.20.2008) There has been a deluge of publicity in recent months about the easy availability of veterinary Nembutal (pentobarbital) in veterinary supply stores in Mexico. This has caused a much larger number of people than usual to travel there in search of the lethal drug for their self-deliverance from a terminal illness […]

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