Bill allowing physician-assisted dying moves forward in California legislature
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Brittany Maynard, who was diagnosed with brain cancer at 29, moved from California to Oregon, where physician assisted suicide is legal, dying there because California forbids the practice.
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If passed, it means that Californians will not have to move to another state, as Brittany Maynard did, to seek a legal prescription to end suffering from a terminal illness.