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FDA: Morning After Pill to Move Over the Counter

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April 30, 2013
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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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