Debate over LNG EC status continues in Germany

The German Bundesrat, the legislative body that represents the sixteen Länder (federal states) at the federal level, recently voted in favor of a resolution to remove the prescription-only status of LNG emergency contraception (EC). The resolution now goes to the Bundestag, the constitutional and legislative body, for a vote next January. If approved, women would no longer have to visit a doctor for a prescription before being able to obtain LNG EC.

Read the original article in German.