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New Jersey Aid in Dying Act – Part 3

       In this week’s blog post I continue to breakdown New Jersey’s Aid in Dying Act.  The new law requires the medical profession to be very involved in implementing the law and complying with its requirements.  The attending physician must inform the patient of his/her diagnosis, prognosis, the risks of taking the medication […]

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New Jersey Aid in Dying Act (Part 2)

       Last week I told you about the new law that will become effective August 1 which permits certain New Jersey residents under certain circumstances to end their own lives. This week we’ll look at the law’s specific and very detailed requirements.        The law permits a terminally ill patient to […]

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New Jersey Passes Assisted Suicide Law – Part 1

       You might have missed it but in April, Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill making New Jersey the 8th state in the country to enact an assisted suicide bill. The other states that have such bills are California, Colorado, Hawaii, Montana, Oregon, Vermont, and Washington. The law becomes effective August 1, 2019. […]

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