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Assisted-death legislation passed by panel


    Joe Herzog, who has stage-four prostate cancer, testified Wednesday in support of a bill to allow adults who have a terminal illness to get a prescription for medication to end their own lives. The Senate Committee on Commerce, Consumer Protection and Health unanimously passed the bill Wednesday.

Joe Herzog, a 55-year-old Kailua veterinarian living with stage-four prostate cancer, fears the pain and suffering that could come as the disease slowly ravages his body. Read more

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