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ICYMI: Gov. Rauner signs Connelly’s “Right to Try” law

ICYMI: Gov. Rauner signs Connelly’s “Right to Try” law

SPRINGFIELD, IL - Governor Bruce Rauner signed House Bill 1335 on Aug. 5, a bill sponsored by state Sen. Michael Connelly, R-Wheaton, that assists terminally ill people by allowing them access to experimental drugs. Known as the "Right to Try" Act, HB 1335 would give terminally-ill patients access to clinical-trial, experimental medical treatments and medications. "Right to Try" offers hope to terminally-ill citizens afflicted with HIV, ALS, cancer or a litany of other serious conditions access to experimental treatments. "We are excited that Gov. Rauner has signed this critical piece of legislation to help terminally ill patients and their families," said...

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