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Gynecologist group calls for over-the-counter birth control pills

November 26, 2012

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists is calling upon the federal government to permit the over-the-counter sale of birth control pills.

Over-the-counter access to the pill would allow women to “pick it up in the middle of the night if they run out,” said Kavita Nanda, a researcher for the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. “It removes those types of barriers.”

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