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FDA Approves Plan B One-Step Emergency Contraceptive Without a Prescription for Women 15 Years of Age and Older

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http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm350230.htm

Press release which announces agency approval of the application to market Plan B without prescription for women 15+.  The FDA action follows an April 2013 ruling by a New York Federal District judge that the product should be available without age or point of sale restrictions.  From the Food and Drug Administration