Friday, May 30, 2014

Colorado Patients Win The "Right to Try" New Medicines Without FDA Approval

Earlier this month, Colorado governor John Hickenlooper signed the nation’s first “right to try” law. The law allows a patient suffering from a disease, for which no medicine has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), to try an experimental new medicine before the agency approves it. The law allows, but does not force, drug-makers to provide their experimental drugs to patients. Other states, such as Louisiana and Missouri, are set to follow.

Read he entire article at John Goodman's Health Policy Blog or The Independent Institute's Beacon blog.

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