California Update for Monday, June 25, 2018

Jun 25, 2018

This Sept. 10, 2008 file photo, chickens huddle in their cages at an egg processing plant at the Dwight Bell Farm in Atwater, Calif.
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• Californians will vote this fall on whether to strengthen the state’s laws governing how farm animals are confined and raised.

 

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• A new report from the state health department shows that more than half of people who requested lethal drugs under California's aid-in-dying law last year died after taking the medication. The policy is currently tied up in a legal battle.

Today's reporting by Sammy Caiola and Ben Adler.