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Canadian Plan B Pharmacy Status Proposal Will Not Address Age Restriction

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

Discussion of an age restriction for purchase of Barr Labs' Plan B (levonorgestrel) will not be included in the Canadian government's evaluation of a potential switch to behind-the-counter status for the emergency contraceptive

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