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Senate Passes FDARA, Right To Try, Patient Input, Opioid Bills

August 03, 2017
The Senate passed 94-1 Thursday (Aug. 3) the FDA Reauthorization Act, sending the user fee legislation to the president’s desk. The Senate also passed via the hotline process a revised version of Sen. Ron Johnson’s (R-WI) Right to Try bill, an opioid bill from Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) and a bill from Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Roger Wicker (R-MS) incorporating patient perspective into FDA’s risk-benefit determinations. The FDARA bill passed Thursday by the Senate had cleared the House on...

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