U.S. Ends Effort to Limit Access to 'Morning-After' Pill
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|Sun, 06-16-2013 - 11:32am|
According to Health Day News the US has ended efforts to limit access to the morning after pill. "The U.S. government has dropped its effort to block a court order that would make the morning-after contraceptive pill available over-the-counter to all women and girls.
After fighting for an age threshold on the nonprescription use of the Plan B One-Step pill for months, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said in a statement late Monday that it would heed the ruling of Judge Edward Korman, of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. The drug prevents conception if taken within 72 hours of having sexual intercourse." read more