Assisted Suicide Law Passed

The assisted suicide law passed by voters in Oregon, USA, in 1994 which included a provision for mandatory waiting period of 15 days before a physician could write a prescription for a medical induced death.

Date:
      1994
Occupation:
      Assisted Suicide
Location:
      Oregon, USA


Additional Information:

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