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FDA won´t regulate Pa.
birth control machine

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:Maryland_Patriot, 1/25/2013 9:11:14 PM

Shippensburg, Pa. -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration won´t take any regulatory action over a vending machine at a Pennsylvania college that dispenses the morning-after pill. FDA spokeswoman Erica Jefferson said Friday that officials looked at publicly available information about the Shippensburg University vending program, spoke with university and campus health officials, and decided no action was necessary. The pill is available for $25 at a health center vending machine that´s accessible to students and university employees.

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Once common decongestant Sudafed is highly restricted, but "emergency" birth control is now in vending machines at college. Go figure

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: CEP, 1/25/2013 9:25:11 PM     (No. 9139766)

But the FDA will regulate the giving by doctors of pain medication in emergency rooms.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: nonsense, 1/25/2013 9:37:18 PM     (No. 9139777)

Shippensburg is in the middle of farm country in Pa. Very nice community, way too many rich city kids in attendance at Ship. Lots of partying, drinking, and drugs. No wonder the student body voted for a birth control machine.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: pearlyjo, 1/25/2013 10:50:48 PM     (No. 9139828)

It will become important after the first law suit. Too bad it will have to come to that before anyone worries about the health of these women.
War on women indeed.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: LanieLou, 1/25/2013 10:53:55 PM     (No. 9139832)

My sister´s friend is in the final weeks of life & her insurance cut her pain meds... she´s too close to death to waste them.

A society that devalues the unborn, weak & elderly is demonic. I guess there is no room for compassion in a Socialist regime.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: oh-heck, 1/25/2013 11:29:38 PM     (No. 9139848)

All they need now is a blood test for sexually transmitted diseases. At least they are charging for the abortifacient. I wonder how it feels to learn that your supposedly healthy lifestyle has given you an incurable disease before you graduate from college.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Trigger2, 1/26/2013 6:06:17 AM     (No. 9140032)

How much do you want to bet that this machine has to be refilled 5 times a day?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: franq, 1/26/2013 8:03:36 AM     (No. 9140147)

The college is subsidizing immorality. FDA? What´s that? The same agency that allows Red Die #3? Maybe the EPA could look at regulating it. The alphabet soup of government agencies probably have many conflicting regulations.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: berthabutt, 1/26/2013 9:17:19 AM     (No. 9140260)

From general questions on side effects of morning after pills: ´´by the manufacturer; nausea, vomiting, dizziness, fatigue, headache, breast tenderness, bleeding, abortion. These side effects could be much more pronounced if the product is used more then once in 28 days time´´ Hmm. So no restrictions on who can dispense a medication which could cause severe reactions or health complications to a woman of reproductive age. I´m sure no one would ever think to buy these to do harm to an unsuspecting young Mom who maybe didn´t want to abort to please a studly student prince....

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