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Dropping of Plan B restrictions divides medical community

Some question effects of the contraceptive

April 21, 2013
By Kelly Cernetich ( , The Altoona Mirror

On April 5, Federal Judge Edward Korman of the eastern district of New York ordered the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to drop age restrictions required to purchase the emergency contraceptive Plan B One-Step and its generic equivalents, giving the FDA 30 days to change requirements that girls 16 and younger provide a doctor's prescription.

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