Right to Try model legislation

Right to Try Model Legislation A bill to authorize access to and use of experimental treatments for patients with an advanced illness; to establish conditions for use of experimental treatment; to prohibit sanctions of health care providers solely for recommending or providing experimental treatment; to clarify duties of a health insurer with regard to experimental […]

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After Words with Darcy Olsen, “The Right to Try”

Goldwater Institute President Darcy Olsen discusses her book, “The Right to Try: How the Federal Government Prevents Americans from Getting the Lifesaving Treatments They Need,” which looks at FDA drug approval process and legislation aimed at expanding access to experimental treatments for terminally ill patients. She is interviewed by Kimberly Leonard, Health Care Reporter for […]

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DYING PATIENTS SHOULD HAVE ‘RIGHT TO TRY’ NEW TREATMENTS

Written by Darcy Olsen for Time Imagine the joy of watching your dying son experience a miraculous recovery from an incurable disease thanks to an experimental medicine. Then imagine the horror of watching your other son slowly die from the same disease—because the federal government prevented him from receiving the same life-saving treatment that saved […]

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Jerry Brown Vetoes Right to Try and Live Bill

Originally published by Wesley J. Smith for the National Review Jerry Brown Vetoes Right to Try and Live Bill | National Review Online <img height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=”” style=”display:none” src=”https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=1626507807583041&ev=PixelInitialized” /> This makes zero sense. Last week, Jerry Brown signed assisted suicide into law in California. This week, he vetoed a bill that would have allowed dying […]

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Senate approves ‘Right-to-Try Act’ for seriously ill

Originally written by Patrick McGreevy for the LA Times The state Senate on Tuesday approved a bill that would allow makers of experimental drugs to make them available to Californians with life-threatening diseases. The measure, which goes back to the Assembly for action on amendments, applies to drugs, devices and biological products that have undergone […]

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Oregon Enacts “Right to Try” Law Letting Dying Patients Try Experimental Treatments

Originally written by Benn Swann for Before It’s News Oregon Democratic Governor Kate Brown signed the Oregon Right To Try Act into law last week, thus allowing doctors to prescribe experimental medications and treatments to terminally ill patients. Under the new law, dying patients no longer have to lobby for an exemption from the Food and Drug […]

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Gov. Rauner signs Connelly’s “Right to Try” law

Springfield, IL- Governor Bruce Rauner today signed House Bill 1335, a bill sponsored by state Sen. Michael Connelly, R-Wheaton, that assists terminally ill people by allowing them access to experimental drugs. Known as the “Right to Try” Act, HB 1335 would give terminally-ill patients access to clinical-trial, experimental medical treatments and medications. “Right to Try” […]

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Right To Try gives options to terminally ill

Originally written by Emilee Fannon for Illinois Homepage ILLINOIS Update: 10:20 pm Patients can get the chance to try drugs which have not passed federal testing. “What they’ve done is brought it to the forefront for everyone to understand that that is available to the general population.” Available, but how affordable? The new Right to Try […]

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