A Look At California’s New Aid-In-Dying Law In Practice
Tom House is one of a handful of people who have chosen to share their stories of being able to choose when to end their lives.
With Barbiturates And Martini, Sonoma Man Among First Californians To Die Under End-Of-Life Law
That law is California’s End of Life Option Act, which went into effect two months ago, on June 9. Enacted after years of contentious debate, it allows terminally ill patients with less than six months to live to request a lethal prescription from their primary care doctor. ... (Tom) House passed away at home with his son, daughter-in-law and family pastor at his bedside. He is among the first Northern Californians to take his life legally under the new law. (Buck, 8/15)