Assembly panel passes ‘right to try’ bill

The Assembly Committee on Health today signed off on the "right to try" bill that would help those with terminal illnesses access treatments that haven't received FDA approval.
The bill, authored by Rep. Pat Snyder, R-Wausau, would set up a process for eligible patients to access such drugs, devices or biological products. The committee voted 10-2 for an amended version of the bill, with two Dems voting for the bill and two voting against.
The bill has gotten pushback from the Wisconsin Medical Society. The society says doctors sympathize with those patients, but the legislation circumvents th...

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