Lethal Prescriptions Now Available For New Jersey’s Terminally Ill

Elderly-Patient

On July 9, 2019, New Jersey adopted a “Right to Die” Law.  It gives terminally ill adults the right to request a fatal prescription for themselves, specifically to enable them to medically own their own life.  The new law, whose formal name is the “Medical Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill Act”, becomes effective August 19. 2019.  In addition to those who are gravely ill and their families, the law will impact physicians, health care facilities, other medical professionals, insurers, and estate planners. Continue reading “Lethal Prescriptions Now Available For New Jersey’s Terminally Ill”