A new FDA ruling means that Plan B One-Step will now be sitting on store shelves at places like Walgreens, CVS and Target. It will be next to things like pregnancy tests in the family planning aisle.
As long as a woman has an ID to verify that she is 15 years or older she can pick it up and head straight for the cash register, completely by passing the pharmacist.
Sceptics said the biggest lingering question is how will a 15-year-old, who doesn't have a driver's license, produce an ID to prove their date of birth. Teva said Plan B One-Step will be available on store shelves in the next few months.
Because the product can cost between $40 and $50, the package will have a security tag to prevent theft.
To view the FDA ruling, click here.
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