'Dr Death' to fight nitrogen complaint

Euthanasia advocate Dr Philip Nitschke will fight attempts to stop him practising medicine after a Christian group's complaint sparked an investigation into his nitrogen gas suicide system.

Dr Nitschke believes using nitrogen to squeeze oxygen out of the body, causing a hypoxic death, is the best lawful way of ending one's own life.

And to make nitrogen cylinders more accessible, he's set up an Adelaide-based business called Max Dog Brewing, which recently sent its first shipments to the UK and New Zealand.

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