Right To Try
With the governor’s signature Colorado is now the first state to allow terminally ill patients to have access to medication that is not approved by the government.
Frustrated by federal delays getting experimental medications to terminally ill patients, some states are forging so-called “Right To Try” legislation to allow access to the drugs without federal approval.
Legislation allowing terminally ill people access to unapproved drugs, a so-called “Dallas Buyers Club” bill, has unanimously passed the Colorado House.
A proposal to allow terminally ill people access to drugs that are still completing clinical trials is advancing in Colorado.