A US court ordered the Food and Drug Administration to reconsider its decisions on the sale of the Plan B emergency contraceptive and ordered its producer to make the pills available to 17-year-olds without a prescription.
Plan B's availability without a prescription in the U.S. was repeatedly delayed during the Bush Administration amid opposition from anti-abortion groups. It was ultimately approved with the age and availability restrictions that will now be reconsidered by regulators.
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|Date:||Mar 30, 2009|
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