H. R. 878, Right to Try Act of 2017

Bill Summary:

This bill requires the federal government to allow unrestricted manufacturing, distribution, prescribing, and dispensing of experimental drugs, biological products, and medical devices that are: (1) intended to treat a patient who has been diagnosed with a terminal illness, and (2) authorized by state law. The federal government must allow unrestricted possession and use of such treatments by patients certified by a physician as having exhausted all other treatment options.

Bill Sponsor: Andy Biggs (R-AZ)

2017-12-07T19:26:21+00:00