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New Zealand votes ‘yes’ to legalisation of euthanasia – Al Jazeera English

Preliminary results show more than 65.2 percent in favour of allowing people with terminal illnesses to end their lives.



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New Zealand has voted to legalise euthanasia but could reject recreational cannabis use following two referendums that were part of this months general election, the countrys Electoral Commission said on Friday.
New Zealanders were asked whether they agreed with the End of Life Choice Bill, which allows assisted dying for people with terminal illnesses subject to a range of conditions and safeguards.
Issuing preliminary results, the commission said more than 65.2 percent of voters were in favour…

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