ARTICLE | Politics & Policy

New right-to-try bill heads for Calif. governor's desk

August 23, 2016 7:00 AM UTC

The California Assembly passed the Right To Try Act ( AB-1688), which would allow drug manufacturers and physicians to provide eligible terminally ill patients with investigational therapies that have completed a Phase I trial but have not been approved by FDA. The California Senate passed the bill last week.

If the bill reaches Gov. Jerry Brown's desk by Sept. 1, he will have until Sept. 30 to sign or veto it. ...