President Trump signed a bill allowing terminally ill patients to try experimental treatments not yet approved by the FDA

Excerpt from LinkedIn Daily Rundown published May 31, 2018

President Donald J. TrumpThe so-called Right to Try bill grants patients who have run out of treatment options the ability to use unapproved drugs. Opponents of the bill say it gives “false hope,” as drugmakers aren’t forced to supply the medications to patients who request them, while supporters say it gives a “lifeline” to those with no other option. • Here’s what people are saying.

Author: chapterpresident

I have worked in the FDA since 1990 in a variety of positions. I currently serve as chapter president of NTEU Chapter 254, representing FDA employees in Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and Utah.