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Plan B emergency contraceptive pill battle: Confusion endures
Los Angeles Times

It was hailed as a significant step forward in women’s reproductive rights, but this week’s decision by the Obama administration to allow non-prescription, over-the-counter sales of the emergency contraceptive Plan B One-Step may do little to dispel widespread bafflement over the issue, say medical and legal experts.

“There’s going to be confusion for a while,” said Kathleen Besinque, an emergency contraceptive expert and associate professor of pharmacology at USC.