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California’s new right-to-die law comes with questions. Here are some answers
Orange County Register

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a measure this week that makes it legal for physicians to prescribe lethal doses of drugs to terminally ill patients.

The End of Life Option Act makes California the fifth right-to-die state in the nation, after Oregon, Washington, Vermont, and Montana, where it was allowed by court decision. California’s right-to-die law was modeled after landmark legislation passed in Oregon in 1997.

Here is how California’s law is expected to work:

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