Pharmacy group says Plan B caught in bureaucracy

An official with the Canadian Pharmacists Association said a change in status to make the controversial contraceptive known as "Plan B" available nationwide as a behind-the-counter drug is caught in Health Canada's bureaucracy and could be delayed further by election-year politics. Janet Cooper said her group asked for the change five years ago so the drug could be made available upon consulting a pharmacist instead of by prescription only.

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