Stories tagged: Death with Dignity Act
Fri., Oct. 27, 2017, 11:01 a.m.
Oregon aid-in-dying law turns 20: Patients face hurdles
Twenty years old on Friday, Oregon’s first-in-the-nation assisted death law has offered an option that Ben Wald and more than 1,000 other people have taken.
Fri., March 5, 2010, 9:07 a.m.
Booth Gardner film nominated for Academy Award
Booth Gardner says he no longer dwells on death. He’s got a lot going on in his life.
Thu., March 4, 2010, 10:55 a.m.
Suicide doses for 63 in 9 months of Wash. law
The state of Washington says 63 suicide prescriptions were dispensed during the first nine months of the state’s Death with Dignity Act.
Fri., March 6, 2009
Hospitals won’t help patients end lives
Spokane hospitals will not allow physicians to prescribe or administer lethal doses of medication to terminally ill patients, opting out of a voter-approved initiative that allows the controversial practice. Executives …