Tag Archives: Gladd Bag

Helium vs hydrogen sulphide – when will the madness stop?

Three news stories in the past 24 hours – one needlessly unpleasant death by hydrogen sulphide, a woman sentenced for providing the means for a more painless death, and an organisation attacked in the courts for providing information and support … Continue reading

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Police force entry to ‘check’ purchaser of suicide kit ok

Some U.S.  police responded immediately an FBI message that sounded urgent. A man had been seen carrying a bag into his house and was known to have purchased a ‘helium hood’ plastic bag kit. Officers knocked on the man’s front … Continue reading

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More rights & wrongs of how to die – compression

Ins & outs of compression A slightly worrying variation on the compression method of suicide surfaced recently when a newspaper reported a 15-yr old using a blood-pressure cuff around his neck. He probably didn’t intend to die by suicide – … Continue reading

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Attempts to ‘ban suicide’

Oregon lawmakers are looking at the possibility of legislation to outlaw a plastic bag with a piece of tubing sewn into it. They cite a death of a man who was suffering greatly but not terminally ill, and who’s family … Continue reading

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