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In 2016, the Colorado End of Life Options Act was signed.

Colorado End of Life Options Act

The Act is modelled after Oregon’s ‘Death with Dignity law’. Colorado’s aid-in-dying law says adult patients can obtain the prescription if two physicians agree that they have a terminal illness and less than six months to live.

Colorado is the 5th state to codify the procedures and safeguard in the law books, allowing aid in dying. 

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Colorado published 2021 Data Summary

This month, Colorado’s state health department’s brought the latest report on the law. Results of the report Last year, 222 people obtained prescriptions for the

Colorado passes medical aid in dying law

Last week during the United States presidential elections, a measure was voted in to allow end-of-life options in Colorado. Proposition 106 was passed overwhelmingly with