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Editorial: Assisted death requires caution

  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Gov. David Ige signs House Bill 2739 “Our Care, Our Choice Act” making Hawaii the 7th Jurisdiction to have an End-of-Life choice. The law was modeled after Oregon’s Death with Dignity Act, the law the allows qualified terminally ill adults who are mentally competent and within 6 months of death to legally obtain a prescription medication to end their life in a humane and dignified manner.

There are still a few months before the state’s newly enacted assisted-death statute takes effect, and that’s fortunate. Read more

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