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Ohio Euthanasia Laws

Explanation of Chart and More Information on Euthanasia Laws

Code Section2133.12(A), (D)
Euthanasia Condoned in Statutes?Euthanasia, mercy killing, or assisted suicide is not condoned or authorized by Ohio law.
Effect of Withholding of Life-Sustaining ProceduresDeath of any patient resulting from withholding life-sustaining treatment does not constitute suicide, murder or any homicide offense for any purpose.

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