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Written request for medication.

(1) An adult patient who is competent, is a resident of Washington state, and has been determined by the attending qualified medical provider to be suffering from a terminal disease, and who has voluntarily expressed his or her wish to die, may make a written request for medication that the patient may self-administer to end the patient's life in a humane and dignified manner in accordance with this chapter.
(2) A person does not qualify under this chapter solely because of age or disability.
[ 2023 c 38 § 3; 2009 c 1 § 2 (Initiative Measure No. 1000, approved November 4, 2008).]
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