SACRAMENTO June 15, 2018 – California Attorney General Becerra today issued the following statement in response to the Fourth District Appellate Court’s ruling in the End of Life Option Act litigation:

“Today the Fourth District Appellate Court granted our request for immediate stay in People ex rel. Xavier Becerra v. Ahn, reinstating California’s End of Life Option Act while litigation is ongoing. This ruling provides some relief to California patients, their families, and doctors who have been living in uncertainty while facing difficult health decisions. Today’s court ruling is an important step to protect and defend the End of Life Option Act for our families across the state.”