- Associated Press - Wednesday, March 4, 2015

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The state Senate has agreed with a House version of a bill that would allow terminally ill patients to seek experimental drugs as a last-ditch effort to improve their condition.

The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports (http://bit.ly/1tiydcJ ) the two chambers passed the bill Wednesday, and the legislation is headed to the governor’s desk.

The bill would let terminally ill patients use drugs that are still undergoing clinical trials by the Food and Drug Administration, as well as drugs that have been approved for use in other first-world countries. House changes to the bill include protections for doctors who recommend experimental drugs as treatment and access to drugs earlier in the FDA trial process.


Information from: Wyoming Tribune Eagle, http://www.wyomingnews.com



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