Vermont’s End-Of-Life Law, 4 Years On | Vermont Public Radio – Vermont Public Radio


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Vermont's End-Of-Life Law, 4 Years On | Vermont Public Radio
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Live call-in discussion: It's been four years since Vermont started allowing terminally ill patients to seek the help of a doctor to end their own lives.

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Federal Judge Upholds Vermont’s End-of-Life Law – Seven Days


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Federal Judge Upholds Vermont's End-of-Life Law
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A federal judge this week dismissed a legal challenge of Vermont's 2013 end-of-life law that allows terminally ill patients to seek a lethal dose of medication to hasten their deaths. U.S. District Court Geoffrey Crawford ruled that two medical

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Federal Judge Dismisses Challenge to Vermont’s End Of Life Law – Vermont Public Radio

Federal Judge Dismisses Challenge to Vermont's End Of Life Law
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In 2013, the Vermont Legislature passed Act 39, which gave doctors the authority to prescribe medicine to a terminally ill patient to end his or her life. And the Department of Health later issued a the Patient's Bill of Rights that spells out that a

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Group Urging Repeal of Vermont’s End of Life Law – WAMC

Group Urging Repeal of Vermont's End of Life Law
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Governor Peter Shumlin and Vermont House Speaker Shap Smith, both Democrats, supported the End of Life Choices bill. Speaker Smith believes patients facing terminal illness should have the rights that the law provides. While opponents of the law

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Leffler: What Vermont’s new end of life choice law means for Fletcher Allen – vtdigger.org

Leffler: What Vermont's new end of life choice law means for Fletcher Allen
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Fletcher Allen currently has comprehensive programs for patients at the end of life. We have outstanding palliative care and hospice care providers and services, delivered here on a daily basis. While giving patients another choice at the end of their

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