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For the Very Ill, Legally Ending Life Is Increasingly Costly

October 11, 2016

(Reuters) – People with terminal illnesses may legally end their lives with certain medications in the U.S. state of Washington, but researchers report those drugs are getting more and more expensive. The price of one popular drug prescribed under the state’s 2008 Death With Dignity Act increased roughly $2,500 over seven years.

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