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New Jersey’s aid-in-dying law prompts ethical questions

On August 1, an aid-in-dying law in New Jersey will allow terminally ill people to request medication to end their lives. Experts discuss the ethical ramifications.

Patti Verbanas-Rutgers • futurity
July 24, 2019 1 minSource

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On August 1, New Jersey will allow terminally ill adult residents to request prescriptions from their doctors for medication to end their lives, but questions remain.

Here, Paul Duberstein and Elissa Kozlov, both palliative care experts at the Rutgers University School of Public Health, discuss the ethics involved and what New Jersey can learn from the seven other US jurisdictions with similar laws:

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