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FDA Lifts Plan B Restrictions

The Associated Press reports that the Food and Drug Administration officially approved unrestricted sales of Plan-B One Step, and lifted all age limits on the emergency contraceptive. This over-the-counter approval comes “a week after the Obama administration ended months of back-and-forth legal battles by promising a federal judge it would take that step.” The announcement represents the culmination of women’s health advocates’ more than a decade-long push to make the morning-after pill more accessible.

Read the article published by The Associated Press.