Majority Of Ventura Hospitals Take Firm Stance Against Aid-In-Dying Law
The End of Life Option Act, which recently went into effect, is voluntary for hospitals.
Ventura County Star:
Area Hospitals Draw Line In Sand For Aid-In-Dying Law
California's new aid-in-dying law has pushed six of Ventura County's eight hospitals to adopt policies, all delivering a similar message: Can't do it here. The End of Life Option Act gives terminally ill people with six months or less to live the legal right to obtain medication that will end their lives. Passed last year, the law went into effect June 9. (Kisken, 6/21)