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California News: Nearly 400 people used California assisted death law in 2017

SACRAMENTO, CA – California health officials reported Friday that 374 terminally ill people took drugs to end their lives in 2017, the first full year after a law made the option legal. The California Department of Public Health said 577 people received aid-in-dying drugs last year, but not everyone used them.  The law allows adults … Continue reading California News: Nearly 400 people used California assisted death law in 2017