Alaska

Status of Medical Aid in Dying

Faced with a terminal diagnosis, people in your state deserve the full range end-of-life care options, including medical aid in dying. Medical aid in dying allows terminally ill adults to get a prescription they can take to end their life peacefully.

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Polling Data

Seven in ten Alaskans feel that allowing doctors to legally prescribe lethal drugs to help terminally ill patients end their own lives.

Graphic shows Seven in 10 Alaska Residents Support Medical Aid in Dying according to the Alaska Survey 3rd Quarter, 2017

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