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DMD Colombia published its Newsletter nr 67
Mar 4, 2019

DMD Colombia publishes its Newsletter nr 67 (Spanish only). 

ADMD Belgium published its Newsbulletin nr 150
Mar 2, 2019

ADMD Belgium published its Newsbulletin nr 150, 4th quarter 2018. (French only)


ADMD Belge a publiéé sa Bulletin nr 150
Mar 2, 2019

ADMD Belge a publiéé sa Bulletin nr 150, 4ème trimestre 2018.

Dying with Dignity Canada publishes February 2019 Newsletter
Mar 1, 2019

  Dying with Dignity Canada published its February 2019 Newsletter.

Belgian Euthanasia Review Committee reported on 2018
Feb 28, 2019

The Belgian Euthanasia Review Committee (FCEE) reported on 2018. They published a Dutch and a French press release. The figures relate to the registration documents of patients undergoing euthanasia that were examined by the Commission in the period between 1 January 2018 and 31 December 2018.

La CFCEE rapports sur 2018
Feb 28, 2019

La CFCEE rapports sur 2018. Ces chiffres concernent les documents d’enregistrement des euthanasies pratiquées entre le 1er janvier 2018 et le 31 décembre 2018 examinés par la Commission.

Supreme Court of California denied the petition against the End of Life Option Act
Feb 27, 2019

Good news for Californians with a terminal illness peace of mind in their final days: they can still count on the End of Life Option Act. On February 27, the Supreme Court denied the petition of the opponents of California's End of Life Option Act. This denial means the law continues to be in effect.

German Minister blocks medication provision for euthanasia
Feb 26, 2019

The German Minister of Health, Jens Spahn (CDU), decided in individual applications for lethal medicines, that these should not be provided.

In Montana a bill to make MAiD illegal has passed the House of Representatives
Feb 19, 2019

On Thursday, February 14, 2019, the Montana House of Representatives voted yes to a bill 'providing that consent to physician aid in dying is not a defense'. Thereby this bill has passed the House and will, as next step, be discussed in the Senate.  The bill, HB 284, was introduced by Montana State Representative Carl Glimm

California AG asks the Supreme Court to deny the petition against the End of Life Option Act
Feb 19, 2019

End of January, the California Advocate General filed an answer to the plaintiffs Supreme Court petition, asking the court to deny the petition on standing.
See the earlier message about this issue.