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NYC Schools Issue Morning After Pill, Some Parents Upset

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September 24, 2012
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The New York City Department of Education is distributing morning after pills in 13 high schools as part of a pilot program to reduce teen pregnancy.


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FDA: Morning After Pill to Move Over the Counter

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AP (Apr. 30, 2013) — The government is moving the morning-after pill over the counter but only those 15 and older can buy it -- an attempt to find middle ground just days before a court-imposed deadline to lift all age restrictions on the emergency contraceptive.
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AP (Mar. 13, 2014) — A powerful, new opiate painkiller is now at some major pharmacies. Zohydro is a twice-a-day pure hydrocodone pill that addiction experts fear will be abused widely but some pain specialists say should be available to treat certain patients. (March 13) Video provided by AP
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Congress Tells DEA to Stand Down on Legal Marijuana

Congress Tells DEA to Stand Down on Legal Marijuana

TheStreet (May 30, 2014) — Congress passed a measure that would deny the Drug Enforcement Agency to spend federal money interfering with state approved medical marijuana businesses. Dan Riffle of the Marijuana Policy Project says the key to getting the measure passed this time was the 49 Republicans who voted in favor. Normally, Republicans see medical marijuana as a liberal issue, but now they are beginning to recognize it as a states' rights issue. California Representative Dana Rohrabacher sponsored the measure. Many California marijuana dispensaries and patients have been raided or arrested by the DEA. Video provided by TheStreet
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