Contraception

FDA Approves Morning After Pill Without Prescription for 15-Year-Olds

Obama administration had imposed an age minimum limit of 17

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The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the "morning-after" pill without a prescription for women aged 15 and over.

Proof-of-age will be required to purchase the drug, Plan B. The decision comes a month after a judge ordered the drug to be made available to girls of all childbearing ages.

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