Gov. Brown Approves California Assembly Bill ABX2-15, “End of Life Option Act”

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On October 5, 2015, Gov. Jerry Brown approved California Assembly Bill ABX2-15, making California the latest state to enact some form of legislation allowing an individual the ability to self-administer prescribed drugs aimed to bring about the individual’s death, and setting forth guidelines under which a medical professional or other person assisting the individual in accomplishing this act may escape liability for providing the requested assistance.  This law will be known and cited as the […]