Morning-After Pill Now Over-The-Counter


The FDA announced that women no longer need a prescription for the Morning-After pill.

Barr Pharmaceuticals Inc. / AP

May 1, 2013

Women and girls age 15 and over will soon be able to buy emergency contraception without a prescription.

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on Tuesday that Plan B One-Step, also known as the Morning-After Pill, no longer has to be kept behind pharmacy counters.

Previously, a woman had to be at least 17 years-old and ask a pharmacist for the pill.


The comments sections of Newsplex.com are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate. We want to hear from our viewers, but we ask that you follow our rules for commenting. E-mail is required to comment on a story, but it will not be displayed with your comment. For complete rules, CLICK HERE. The Newsplex reserves the right to not post or to remove any comment.
powered by Disqus
The Charlottesville Newsplex 999 2nd Street S.E. Charlottesville, VA 22902 434.242.1919 – Main 434.220.7522 - Newsroom
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 205595221 - newsplex.com/a?a=205595221