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There is no legislative activity around Death with Dignity in Virginia.

Individuals are working to raise the profile of aid in dying in Virginia through news stories, petitions, and other individual advocacy, but no group is on the ground organizing for physician-assisted dying.

The state’s Joint Commission on Healthcare in September 2018 published a report on the issue, “Medical Aid in Dying: A Final Report” [pdf].

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