The ruling limits physician-assisted suicides to “a competent adult person who clearly consents to the termination of life and has a grievous and irremediable medical condition, including an illness, disease or disability, that causes enduring suffering that is intolerable to the individual in the circumstances of his or her condition.”
Within those parameters, the court said the nature of the suffering includes either physical or psychological pain. The person’s condition need not be terminal.
Doctors, meanwhile, cannot be compelled to assist someone in suicide.
I'm pleased with the ruling. Also surprised they included psychological pain and non-terminal conditions. Even more surprised it was 9-0.