Plan B Sales Continue In University Vending Machine, Unlikely To Spread
This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet Daily
FDA will not move to stop Plan B sales via vending machine at a college health clinic where the population is of a legal age to buy the product without a prescription. While the decision could open a door for a limited number of copycats, the landscape for nonprescription emergency contraception remains limited.
You may also be interested in...
Continuing impediments include pharmacists and other staff at drug and grocery stores refusing to sell emergency contraceptives, some stores stocking products in locked display cabinets and prices unaffordable to some consumers, says Kelly Cleland, American Society for Emergency Contraception executive director.
OTC HIV tests inch closer; FDA investigates Plan B vending machine; Crest toothpaste brightens in one use; L’Oreal sues J&J, Merck for sunscreen patent infringement; more News In Brief.
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries likely will gain another three years of exclusivity in the branded nonprescription emergency contraceptive market with FDA's approval of a revised dosage of Plan B