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November 22, 2018

Black Friday 2018 Book Specials

ONLINE BOOK DISCOUNTS Extra 12 Months Free On Subscriptions – 36 Months for Price of 24 Months The global Black Friday sale brings a significant saving to all would-be Peaceful Pill eHandbook subscribers across all language editions. Following the popularity of last year’s sale, Exit is pleased to offer an extra 12 months free for […]

November 18, 2018

Exit London Workshop

1 – 4pm, Saturday 26 January 2019 Dragon Hall, 17 Stukeley St, London WC2B 5LT Afternoon tea will be served. Register now at or 07883 509 765. See: for details. Exit workshops are free for Members of Exit International. A discount rate is available for existing Subscribers to the Peaceful Pill eHandbook. Workshops […]

September 30, 2018

Euthanasia Drugs & Vomiting: October 2018 PPeH Update

The October 2018 update to the online Peaceful Pill eHandbook explains the dos and donts as they relate to euthanasia drugs and vomiting. Vomiting is a vexed issue that causes much concern for many. Indeed, sometimes people are so concerned that they ‘worry themselves sick’.  However, this is largely needless worry. Vomiting can be addressed […]

September 4, 2018

NuTech Cape Town 2018

NuTech is the premier new technologies in end of life choices group. Founded some 20 years ago by John Hofsess, Rob Neils, Philip Nitschke & Derek Humphry, NuTech meets regularly to showcase new ‘inventions, thinking, developments’ in practical DIY (do-it-yourself) end of life options. Last year (2017), NuTech was hosted in Toronto and live-streamed to […]

May 28, 2018

David Goodall, 104, dies in assisted suicide in Switzerland

Associated Press, PHILIPP JENNE

LIESTAL, Switzerland (AP) — A 104-year-old Australian biologist who drew international attention to his right-to-die case ended his life in Switzerland on Thursday, an advocacy group said. Exit International, the group that helped David Goodall carry out his wish, said the scientist was declared dead at 12:30 p.m. in Liestal, a town outside the city […]

April 1, 2018

Privacy Policy

Effective as of 23 May 2018 This Online Privacy Statement describes how we treat user data collected during your visit to the Peaceful Pill Handbook site. The Peaceful Pill Handbook site is or, and includes all web pages whose domain name contains This is not the online privacy statement for other Exit […]

February 17, 2018

Lessons from Assisted Suicide Trial of Suzy Austen – March 2018 Update

On 12 February 2018, a court trial involving Exit’s Wellington Chapter Coordinator Suzy Austen took place in the High Court in the New Zealand. Suzy was charged with importing Nembutal (x2) into NZ and assisting a fellow Exit Member in her suicide. The trial concluded on Friday 23 February with Suzy being found guilty of […]

December 24, 2017

Newsweek: Meet the Elon Musk of Assisted Suicide

Newsweek, Nicole Goodkind

Meet the Elon Musk of Assisted Suicide, Whose Machine Lets You Kill Yourself Anywhere Dr. Philip Nitschke considers himself the Elon Musk of assisted suicide—and his latest death machine, the Sarco, is his Tesla. Newsweek spoke with the 70-year-old doctor immediately after the state of Victoria in Australia, his home country, voted this week to legalize […]

December 21, 2017

Tech Problems

Important Notice to Subscribers The Peaceful Pill eHandbook is currently experiencing technical issues. We hope to have the site live again shortly. Our apologies. Team Exit ECT: 8.10am, Thursday 21 December 2017

December 1, 2017

New suicide pod for humans comes with built-in coffin

International Business Times

Philip Nitschke ‘s 3D-printed ‘death pod’ will let users ‘die peacefully and reliably’. A 3D-printed “death pod” has been created by Australian scientist and euthanasia advocate Dr Philip Nitschke which will let users die “peacefully and reliably” with the press of a button. First teased last month by Nitschke, who critics have dubbed Dr Death, […]