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Feds appeal Plan B ruling

3 years 4 months 3 weeks ago May 01, 2013 May 1, 2013 Wednesday, May 01 2013 May 01, 2013 6:40 PM in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Michael Marsh

WASHINGTON- The Justice Department appealed a judge's ruling on lifting all age limits on the controversial Plan B morning-after birth control pill. The feds contend the judge exceeded his authority and his decision should be suspended while the appeal is on-going. U.S. District Judge Edward Korman of New York told the FDA it had until Monday to lift all age limits on Plan B and it should be sold like aspirin. This week, the FDA said those 15 and older could begin buying one brand, the Plan B One-Step, over-the-counter. The previous age limit was 17.

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