Louisiana Committee Approves Bill to Expand Right to Try Act, Further Reject Some FDA Restrictions

BATON ROUGE, La. (May 26, 2017) – On Wednesday, a Louisiana Senate committee approved a bill that would expand the state’s Right to Try law to include technology designed to help ALS patients with mobility. Passage into law would set the foundation to nullify in practice a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rule that currently denies these patients’ access to this specific technology.

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To the Governor: Nevada Passes Bill to Legalize Commercial Hemp Production, Despite Federal Prohibition

CARSON CITY, Nev. (May 23, 2017) – Today, the Nevada Assembly gave final approval to a bill that would legalize commercial industrial hemp production in the state, despite a federal ban on the same. Passage into law would set the foundation to end federal prohibition in practice and effect within the state.

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