Saturday, June 18, 2005

Group wants Plan B moved from behind counter

From CBC Prince Edward Island:
P.E.I.'s Advisory Council on the Status of Women wants the so-called morning-after pill to be sold from drug store shelves.

The province recently adopted national drug schedules. That means the drug levonorgestrel, sold under the brand name Plan B, will available for sale directly from pharmacies. However, the drug will be kept behind the counter, so women will need to ask a pharmacist for it, but no prescription is required. ...more

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