French lawmakers OK terminal sedation, not euthanasia

March 17, 2015 5:08 PM

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PARIS (AP) — France's lower house of Parliament has approved a bill that allows doctors to keep terminally ill patients sedated until death comes.

The proposed measure passed by a vote of 436 to 34. It will now have to be debated by the Senate.

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