Federal judge revives lawsuit over Plan B contraception

[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the Eastern District of New York [official website] on Tuesday revived a six-year-old lawsuit over the Plan B emergency contraceptive [product website], but declined to hold the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [official website] in contempt. The suit was filed by the Center for Reproductive Rights [advocacy website] in 2005 after the FDA failed to respond to a 2001 petition to make Plan B available over the counter (OTC) to women…

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