I recall that stem cell therapies in I believe the state was
Arizona (can’t remember which state in the Southwest) were shut
down by Federal regulators in the U.S.. ‘Right to try’ legislation
would pertain to receiving (from a medical practitioner) a therapy
APPROVED in the E.U.
In other words, this legislation applies to therapies Not already
approved in the U.S., but already Approved and part of established
medical practice in the European Union.
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On Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:28:33 -0800 “Edouard Debonneuil”
>To make it more concrete,If some persons want to try a telomerase
>gene therapy on themselves (as in Bernardes de Jesus B. et al.
>but in a person), is it legal today in the USA? / in a specific
>state?What are the conditions? If legal and if they report health
>parameters before and after, that are linked with the gene therapy
>and more global, that could be interested. De : Paul Wakfer
> À : SammyJoW ; Gerontology Research Group
> Envoyé le : Jeudi 22 janvier 2015 2h54
> Objet : Re: [GRG] Cnio telomere therapy – Right To Try
> On 15-01-21 02:33 PM, SammyJoW wrote:
> If there is anyone in GRG who would like to lend a hand
>to the Right To Try effort let me know! I am working with people
>across the country to expand the Right To Try legislation to every
>state. This is the hub I just set up to track what is happening
>in every state http://ift.tt/1yNdvEc 5
>states have passed it so far, and 10 more will introduce it in
>2015, according to this NYT article 11 more will introduce in
> Check #RightToTry on Twitter
> These laws give terminal patients the right to try unapproved
>drugs, including biologics, like stem cells.
> From my understanding of the law (and my personal efforts to
>obtain and use several FDA “unapproved” chemicals), it is has
>never been illegal for any person to *use* such chemicals, but
>rather it is illegal for anyone to *sell* them for human personal
> So it is not the “Right To Try” that is needed, but rather the
>right to Buy/Sell!
> –Paul Wakfer