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Obama Will Allow Morning-After Pill for All Ages

Posted Tuesday, June 11th 2013 @ 9am  by uth Brown, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– The Obama administration has dropped its push for age restrictions for access to the Plan B morning-after pill. The Justice Department had been fighting a judge's decision to allow girls of any age to access the pill without a prescription, but announced it is dropping the appeal, the New York Times reports. The turnaround comes after the appeals court told the government last week that it would allow the unrestricted sale of the pills until the appeal was decided, a situation the administration said could cause "substantial market confusion," the APreports.

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