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Plan B FOIA lawsuit

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

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Public interest group Judicial Watch has filed a lawsuit against FDA regarding a Freedom of Information Act request on Barr's Plan B, the group announces March 27. The suit, filed March 21 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, seeks an order to compel FDA to comply with Judicial Watch's Aug. 22 FOIA request seeking communications between FDA and Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., regarding Plan B. FDA approved the drug for OTC use for women 18 and older in August 2006 (1"The Tan Sheet" Aug. 28, 2006, p. 3). "This was a simple request for documents and the FDA's delay in producing them is curious," Judicial Watch says...

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