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Supreme Court of Canada Allows Doctor-Assisted Suicide

by Dr. Trupti Shirole on February 7, 2015 at 2:56 PM

 Supreme Court of Canada Allows Doctor-Assisted Suicide
The Supreme Court of Canada has struck down a ban against doctor-assisted suicide, and has made it available only for competent adults suffering from an incurable disease.

However, The decision has been suspended for one year to allow lawmakers an opportunity to enact new rules surrounding the divisive issue.
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