U.S. court strikes down age limits on Plan B

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A federal judge in the U.S. has ordered that Plan B, the most common morning-after pill, be made available over the counter for all ages, instead of requiring a prescription for girls 16 and younger.

Read the story (New York Times).

Read Our Bodies, Our Blog’s commentary on this, The Long Political History of Increasing Access to Emergency Contraception.

And for a Canadian perspective... CWHN worked with our partner Women and Health protection over the past decade to increase and improve access to ECP in Canada. Read about it here