FDA Faces Renewed Battle Over Plan B Age Restrictions

Law360, New York (February 8, 2012, 2:50 PM EST) -- The Center for Reproductive Rights on Wednesday asked a New York federal court to reopen its case against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration over the FDA's refusal to allow emergency contraception to be sold without a prescription to women of all ages.

The CRR's suit, first filed in 2005, claims that the FDA acted arbitrarily and capriciously when it failed to allow Plan B emergency contraception, or its generics, to be sold over the counter without restriction. The case has been closed since 2009, when...
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