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This Week in the Movement

Newspapers B&W (4)Throughout the week, we keep people up-to-date with information about the Death with Dignity movement and other topics related to end-of-life care through Facebook and Twitter. Below are highlights from this week.

Assisted death in the US:

Discussions about death, dying, and grieving:

Posted on May 4, 2012 in In the News

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Posted by W H Ferguson (not verified) on May 5, 2012 at 09:29 a.m.

Where can information be found on the
oregon and Washington laws - specificly can out of state residents take advantage of these laws - one way or another?

Posted by Melissa Barber on May 7, 2012 at 11:41 a.m.

Thank you for commenting on our blog! In order to make a request under the Oregon or Washington laws, a terminally ill person must be a resident of one of these two states. You can read more about the Oregon and Washington Death with Dignity Acts on this page of our website: http://www.deathwithdignity.org/access-acts

And you can read the full statutes on the states' websites:
- Oregon: http://public.health.oregon.gov/ProviderPartnerResources/EvaluationResea...
- Washington: http://apps.leg.wa.gov/RCW/default.aspx?cite=70.245

Please don't hesitate to contact me with further questions at info@deathwithdignity.org

Best,
Melissa
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Melissa Barber
Director of Digital Communications
Death with Dignity National Center

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