Colorado Probate Blog - Wade Ash Woods Hill & Farley, P.C.

Access to Aid-In-Dying Drugs

Even though many states, including Colorado, have legalized aid-in-dying laws permitting terminally ill patients the right to end their own life, several hospitals prohibit this process. Colorado adopted aid-in-dying legislation in 2016. Accordingly, it is legal in Colorado, but faith-based hospitals have rules and policies that prohibit doctors from prescribing aid-in-dying medication to assist their terminally ill patients end their life.

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Colorado's Potential New Legislation: The Colorado End of Life Options Act

I have a friend who lost her father to one of those killer diseases that we all fear; one that causes grimaces and slow head shakes when the diagnosis is revealed. It happened a couple of years ago.

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