Company tries to get gun classed as medical device

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“A US company claims to have received federal approval to market a 9-mm handgun as a medical device and hopes the US government will reimburse seniors who buy the $300 firearm. But the US Food and Drug Administration says there are currently no formal designations of the gun as a medical device.

Called the Palm Pistol, the weapon is designed for people who have trouble firing a normal handgun due to arthritis and other debilitating conditions.”

via New Scientist.

One thought on “Company tries to get gun classed as medical device

  1. This would help not only the old, but the young as well. What about the toddler who had trouble with mom’s 38-special? As Ross Perot is want to say, “Problem Solved”.

    (Posted by frameworker under outrage, sarcasm)

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