Monday, November 14, 2005

Boycott This

"It appears that the decision ... was preordained from the outset." Looks like the whole Target issue over Plan B might have been moot if we had a government that was actually doing its job: FDA's Morning-After Pill Decision Probed.
Congressional auditors reported that the Food and Drug Administration's May 2004 decision on emergency contraception deviated from 10 years of agency practice in evaluating over-the-counter sales of prescription drugs — and was unusual in several respects.
Also, the lawmakers asked Leavitt to probe whether the FDA illegally destroyed documents from the office of then-Commissioner Mark McClellan, now the government's Medicare chief, that might have shed more light on the controversial decision.

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