Patient Choices Vermont (PCV) is dedicated to educating Vermonters on Medical Aid in Dying.
Vermont's Patient Choice at End of Life Law (Act 39), enacted in May 2013, enables terminally ill Vermont residents who are capable of making their own medical decisions the option to request and receive medication that they can use to bring about a peaceful death if and when they so choose.
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People from all over Vermont write frequently to thank PCV for working to get Act 39 in place. One Vermonter says:
"The beauty of death with dignity is that it gives you those moments for last intentional connections." -- Samantha Stevens
Help safeguard end-of-life choice in Vermont.
April 27: Vermont Senate Bill 74 Signed into Law! This bill, passed with strong tri-partisan support, updates and improves the state’s Patient Choice at End of Life Law, Act 39.
Listen to Willem Jewett Interview
VTDigger article highlights Willem Jewett's experience with Act 39 and the need for S.74. PCV was pleased to connect Mr. Jewett with VTDigger for this article.
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