Bush Lauds Tougher Access To “Morning After” Pill

Law360, New York (August 22, 2006, 12:00 AM ET) -- As the U.S. Food and Drug Administration mulls broadened accessibility to Barr Pharmaceutical Inc.’s Plan B contraceptive, U.S. President George W. Bush said Monday he supports tightening restrictions on the “morning after” pill for minors, marking his first public statement regarding the controversial issue.

While Bush said that he supports plans by Acting FDA Commissioner Dr. Andrew von Eschenbach to greenlight sales of Plan B without a prescription, he said he believes minors should be required to have a prescription to obtain the drug.

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Case Information

Case Title

Tummino et al v. von Eschenbach

Case Number



New York Eastern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


Edward R. Korman

Date Filed

January 21, 2005

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