Terminal patients get access to experimental drugs

  • by: Brady Dennis and Ariana Eunhung Cha , Washington Post
  • Updated: May 17, 2014 - 4:34 PM

Colorado, Missouri and Louisiana are poised to become the first states in the nation to give terminally ill patients the right to try experimental drugs without the blessing of the Food and Drug Administration, setting the stage for what could be a lengthy battle over who should decide whether a drug is too risky to try.

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