Food And Drug Administration Investigates Vending Machine For ‘Morning After’ Pill

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is gathering facts about a vending machine at a Pennsylvania college that dispenses the "morning-after" pill, according to Reuters News. For the full story, click here

Editor’s Insight: This machine has generated more media interest than any story related to vending in many years. The coverage is what alerted to the FDA to investigate and it has also probably done more to draw attention to this “morning after” pill than anything, creating a national conversation about contraception.

No matter where one stands on making these pills available to college students, the story demonstrates the privacy that a vending machine can provide a consumer. 02-09-12 By Elliot Maras

 

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