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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Writing about those tortuous years in the introduction to her new book, Saved By Cake, Keyes describ1es the "suicide bag" she'd created, containing warning signs she would leave on the hotel door, so as to prevent a maid being traumatised.
It created a media firestorm, with television stations chasing me down for interviews in restaurants, and eventually a front page story of me accusing him of importing suicide bags.
Pro-life groups were quick to call for Australian lawmakers to specifically ban the suicide bags. "If there is no legislation to cover it, well then they should be passing legislation to cover it," Right to Life Australia president Margaret Tighe told AAP.