morning after pill

Package of Plan B contraceptive. (Photo illustration by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Report: Teen Use of Morning-After Pill is Climbing

More than 1 in 5 sexually active teen girls have used the morning-after pill — a dramatic increase.

07/22/2015

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved unrestricted sales of Plan B One-Step, lifting all age limits on the emergency contraceptive.(Photo Illustration by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

FDA Approves Unrestricted Sales Of OTC Morning-After Pill

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved unrestricted sales of Plan B One-Step, lifting all age limits on the emergency contraceptive.

06/21/2013

File photo of morning-after pills. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Judge Rules Obama Administration Can Go Forward With Morning-After Pill Plan

President Barack Obama’s administration can go forward with its new plan to make the morning-after pill available to buyers of any age without prescriptions, but it needs to do it promptly or face potential sanctions in the long-running dispute over access to the emergency contraceptives, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.

06/13/2013

File photo of the morning-after pill. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Feds: Obama Administration’s Morning-After Pill Appeal Officially On Hold

The Obama administration’s appeal in the legal fight over morning-after pills has been officially put on hold until a judge weighs a new plan to allow girls of all ages to buy the contraceptives without a prescription, according to a government letter filed Tuesday.

06/12/2013

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Obama Administration Files Appeal To Delay Sale Of Morning-After Pill To Girls Of Any Age Without Prescription

The Obama administration on Monday filed a last-minute appeal to delay the sale of the morning-after contraceptive pill to girls of any age without a prescription.

05/13/2013

This photo illustration shows a package of Plan B contraceptive on April 5, 2013 in Chicago, Ill. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Monday Last Day For US Government’s Morning-After Pill Appeal

The government is running out of time to try to halt implementation of a federal judge’s ruling that would lift age restrictions for women and girls wanting to buy the morning-after pill.

05/13/2013

The government on Tuesday lowered to 15 the age at which girls can buy the morning-after pill without a prescription and said the emergency contraception no longer has to be kept behind pharmacy counters. (Credit: SSPL/Getty Images)

Justice Department to Appeal Morning-After Case

The Justice Department is appealing a judge’s decision lifting all age limits on the Plan B morning-after birth control pill and a cheaper generic.

05/01/2013

The government on Tuesday lowered to 15 the age at which girls can buy the morning-after pill without a prescription and said the emergency contraception no longer has to be kept behind pharmacy counters. (Credit: SSPL/Getty Images)

FDA: Morning-After Pill OK At Age 15, Allowed In Front Of Pharmacy Counters

The government on Tuesday lowered to 15 the age at which girls can buy the morning-after pill without a prescription and said the emergency contraception no longer has to be kept behind pharmacy counters.

05/01/2013

File photo of President Barack Obama. (credit: Getty Images)

Obama Faces Choice On Morning-After Pill Limits

President Barack Obama supports requiring girls younger than 17 to see a doctor before buying the morning-after pill. But fighting that battle in court comes with its own set of risks.

04/06/2013

Sonia Sotomayor (Credit: Jose CABEZAS/AFP/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Refuses To Halt Morning-After Pill Rule

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has denied a request to block part of the federal health care law that requires employers to provide employee insurance coverage that includes emergency contraception including the morning after pill.

12/27/2012

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