2nd Circuit Lifts Stay On 2-Pill Plan B Contraceptive, Expedites FDA's Appeal

2nd Circuit Lifts Stay On 2-Pill Plan B Contraceptive, Expedites FDA's Appeal

NEW YORK - The Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on June 5 said the federal government failed to meet the standard to obtain a stay of a lower court order that the Food and Drug Administration immediately make the older, two-pill Plan B emergency contraceptive available without prescription and without age or sales restrictions (Annie Tummino, et al. v. Margaret Hamburg, et al., No. 13-1690, 2nd Cir.).

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