Plan B available to women 18 and older in US

Korcok, Milan
October 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/10/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 8, p862
Academic Journal
The article reports that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved over-the-counter (OTC) use of levonorgestrel, the morning-after emergency contraception pill, to women who can prove they are eighteen or older. An overview of U.S. states allowing OTC sales of levonorgestrel is presented. The argument of social conservative groups against OTC status for levonorgestrel is discussed.


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