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Jun 05, 2013, 15:44 ET

Court Partially Rejects DOJ "Stay" in Decade-Long Battle for Emergency Contraception Over the Counter

Statement by Susannah Baruch, Interim President & CEO of the Reproductive Health Technologies Project, on the ruling of the United States Court...

May 02, 2013, 09:01 ET

DOJ Appeals Court Decision to Broaden Access to Emergency Contraception

 Statement by Susannah Baruch, Interim President & CEO of the Reproductive Health Technologies Project, on the Department of Justice's...

Apr 05, 2013, 09:54 ET

Emergency Contraception to Be Available on Store Shelves

 Statement by Susannah Baruch, Interim President & CEO of the Reproductive Health Technologies Project, on Federal District Judge Edward...

Mar 23, 2009, 18:16 ET

U.S. District Court Finds the FDA's Actions on Plan B(R) Tainted by Politics

Today a U.S. District Court ruled that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) allowed politics to taint their decision to make Plan B(R) available...

Nov 14, 2007, 00:00 ET

Statement by Kirsten Moore on Creating a New Class of Behind-the-Counter Drugs

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Kirsten Moore, President and CEO, Reproductive Health Technologies Project, who is presenting at today's...

Aug 24, 2006, 01:00 ET

RHTP Celebrates Victory in Plan B(R) OTC Approval

WASHINGTON, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved over-the-counter (OTC) access to Plan B(R) emergency...

Aug 31, 2005, 01:00 ET

Senior FDA Official Steps Down Over Announcement to Stall Plan B OTC Approval

WASHINGTON, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- American women lost an advocate for women's health and scientific integrity as Susan F. Wood, Ph.D.,...

Jun 30, 2000, 01:00 ET

Advocates Testify at the FDA in Support of Making Emergency Contraceptive Pills Available Over-the-Counter

WASHINGTON, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Representatives of several national women's health research and advocacy organizations testified before the...

Feb 14, 2000, 00:00 ET

Reproductive Health Technologies Project Survey Finds Pharmacists, Public Favor Widespread Access to Emergency Contraception, Oppose Restrictive 'Conscience Clause' Legislation

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent survey conducted on behalf of the Reproductive Health Technologies Project by Peter D. Hart...

Oct 23, 1997, 01:00 ET

Help for Victims of Condom Breaks

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Couples that have experienced a condom break or slip within the last 72 hours can still prevent pregnancy by...