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There is only a handful of places in the world where Voluntary Euthanasia and/ or Assisted Suicide is currently legal.
In the US, citizens and residents of the states of Oregon and Washington who
qualify, can obtain a prescription for the lethal drug Nembutal. The state of Montana is due to suit with similar legislation. In these states, however, a doctor cannot provide more assistance than this, with voluntary euthanasia remaining illegal.
solely Physician Assisted Dying (PAD) or Physician Assisted Suicide that is legal (see Killing Me Softly: VE and the Road to the Peaceful Pill for more discussion of the difference between VE, PAD or PAS).
To make use of Oregon or Washington’s Death with Dignity laws, however, a person must be a resident of that state and be able prove this with suitable documents. It is not enough to be a Californian. Rather, the law is only open to ‘true’ Oregonians and Washingtonians respectively.