Morn­ing af­ter pill will be made avail­able over the counter without pre­scrip­tion

Malta Independent - - NEWS -

The morn­ing af­ter pill will not re­quire a doc­tor’s pre­scrip­tion and will be avail­able over the counter, the Medicines Au­thor­ity said yes­ter­day.

Ear­lier this month, a joint par­lia­men­tary com­mit­tee had rec­om­mended that the pill should be given only against a doc­tor’s pre­scrip­tion.

The de­ci­sion comes af­ter some 300 peo­ple held a protest march in Val­letta specif­i­cally de­mand­ing that the pill be made avail­able over the counter.

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