suicide kit

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suicide kit

Forensics
(1) A prepared kit for committing suicide, which contains large plastic bags with sewn soft elastic bands around their openings, and a slot in each bag for a plastic tube carrying helium gas—which, as a pure gas, is deadly—to be inserted. Kit users are responsible for securing their own helium gas.
(2) A homemade chemical “kit” in which formic acid and sulphuric acid are combined to produce carbon monoxide, which results in death.
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Pro-life groups were quick to call for Australian lawmakers to specifically ban the suicide bags.