FDA Weighs Over-the-Counter Plan B Sales
Since the FDA agreed to review Plan B for over-the-counter (OTC) sale in June 2003, the agency--hostage to the conservative-religious political agenda--has gone out of its way to avoid issuing a decision. But today AP reports:
The government is considering allowing over-the-counter sales of the morning-after pill to women 18 and older. The surprise move Monday that revives efforts to widen access to the emergency contraceptive almost a year after it was thought doomed.