FDA Approves Over-the-Counter Plan B for Women 15 and Older

The Food and Drug Administration has approved Plan B One Step, a brand of emergency contraceptive, to be available for women 15 and older without a prescription. This comes almost a month after a federal judge ordered the FDA to make Plan B available to everyone over-the-counter, which will go into effect on May 5, unless the FDA appeals the ruling. "The Department of Justice is considering next steps in the litigation," the FDA said in a statement. "In the meantime, the FDA took independent...Full Story
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