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Contraception endangered by legal challenge to emergency pill

BMJ 2002; 324 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.324.7334.381 (Published 16 February 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;324:381
  1. Clare Dyer, legal correspondent
  1. BMJ

    Contraception for millions of women in Britain could be endangered if a legal challenge to the lawfulness of supplying the emergency contraception pill over the counter succeeds, the Department of Health warned this week.

    The fears were voiced as the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children launched an application at the High Court in London for judicial review of an order allowing Levonelle-2 to be dispensed by pharmacists without …

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