Plan B http://www.kplu.org en Pharmacists don't have to sell Plan B contraceptive, judge rules http://www.kplu.org/post/pharmacists-dont-have-sell-plan-b-contraceptive-judge-rules <p>TACOMA, Wash. (AP) &mdash; Washington state cannot force pharmacies to sell Plan B or other emergency contraceptives, a federal judge ruled Wednesday, saying the state&#39;s true goal was to suppress religious objections by druggists &mdash; not to promote timely access to the medicines for people who need them.</p><p>U.S. District Judge Ronald Leighton heard closing arguments earlier this month in a lawsuit that claimed state rules violate the constitutional rights of pharmacists by requiring them to dispense such medicine.</p><p> Wed, 22 Feb 2012 20:51:59 +0000 Gene Johnson 4222 at http://www.kplu.org Pharmacists don't have to sell Plan B contraceptive, judge rules Judge to rule on Wash. pharmacies selling Plan B  http://www.kplu.org/post/judge-rule-wash-pharmacies-selling-plan-b%C2%A0-0 TACOMA, Wash. — A federal judge plans to rule on whether Washington state can require pharmacies to stock and sell Plan B or other emergency contraceptives. Washington requires pharmacies to sell any drug that's in demand. Wed, 22 Feb 2012 15:59:47 +0000 The Associated Press 4219 at http://www.kplu.org Judge to rule on Washington pharmacies selling Plan B  http://www.kplu.org/post/judge-rule-washington-pharmacies-selling-plan-b%C2%A0 <p>TACOMA, Wash. &mdash; A federal judge plans to rule on whether Washington state can require pharmacies to stock and sell Plan B or other emergency contraceptives.</p><p>Washington requires pharmacies to sell any drug that&#39;s in demand. Plan B can prevent pregnancy if taken within 72 hours after sex and is available without a prescription to anyone over 17.</p><p> Wed, 22 Feb 2012 15:59:42 +0000 The Associated Press 4218 at http://www.kplu.org Pharmacy Board leaves "Plan B" ruling in place http://www.kplu.org/post/pharmacy-board-leaves-plan-b-ruling-place <p>Washington's Board of Pharmacy has decided to not change a rule that prohibits pharmacies from refusing to dispense all legal drugs, including the morning-after contraceptive "Plan B."</p><p> Fri, 17 Dec 2010 13:43:43 +0000 The Associated Press & KPLU News Staff 385 at http://www.kplu.org Pharmacy Board leaves "Plan B" ruling in place