2016 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 25 - Public Health and Environment
Health Care
Article 48 - End-of-Life Options
§ 25-48-121. Actions complying with article not a crime

CO Rev Stat ยง 25-48-121 (2016) What's This?

Nothing in this article authorizes a physician or any other person to end an individual's life by lethal injection, mercy killing, or euthanasia. Actions taken in accordance with this article do not, for any purpose, constitute suicide, assisted suicide, mercy killing, homicide, or elder abuse under the "Colorado Criminal Code", as set forth in title 18, C.R.S.

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