News for June 2016

Posted on Sunday 19th June 2016 at 9:03pm

The Canadian Parliament has passed a law that allows the terminally ill to choose assisted dying in restricted circumstances.

After some political tussles, the Canadian Parliament has legalised assisted dying.

Keywords: Canada | Legislation | Legislative reform



Posted on Thursday 16th June 2016 at 12:18am

The American Medical Association has passed a resolution to re-examine its opposed stance to assisted dying.

The American Medical Association just held its annual meeting in Chicago.

Keywords: USA | Australian Medical Association (AMA)



Posted on Wednesday 8th June 2016 at 9:10pm

The final report of the Victorian Parliament's inqiry into end of life choices has just been release. It recommends assisted dying law reform.

A Committee of the Victorian Parliament has released its final report of a year-long investigation of end-of-life choices. The report recommends assisted dying law reform.



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6th April 2022 at 6:35pm 0

Dutch and Belgian VAD rates have levelled off

The voluntary assisted dying rates of both the Netherlands and Belgium have levelled off - at different, culturally-bound values - as my analysis six years ago predicted.