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Is Colorado’s medical aid in dying law too hard to use?

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The hearing room as the Senate Health and Human Services Committee hears testimony on a bill to adjust Colorado’s Medical Aid In Dying law, Feb. 29, 2024.

Each year, hundreds of Coloradans with terminal illnesses use medication to aid their deaths. But guardrails put in to prevent abuse can turn into major roadblocks for patients. Now lawmakers are considering some changes to the policy.