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Aid in Dying: Implementation by Statute or Court Rule?

Aid in Dying (AID) is increasingly in the news as an emerging public health issue. Currently only Oregon, Washington, Vermont, and California permit AID by statute. The 2014 case of a young, terminally ill, woman who moved to Oregon to take advantage of its AID statue has brought the issue back into question.

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Fact Sheet: Legal Interventions to Reduce Overdose Mortality in Alaska

In Alaska, 124 people died from drug overdose in 2014. This fact sheet examines the opioid crisis in Alaska and provides an overview of recent legislation passed in the state aimed at preventing overdose. 

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