Doctor Sues NC Over Abortion Restrictions That Conflict With FDA Regs

By Beth Wang / January 25, 2023 at 2:12 PM
A North Carolina doctor is suing the state over its restrictions on medication abortion, including its ban on telehealth access, arguing the state law is preempted by FDA’s looser requirements for mifepristone, one of two pills used in the medication abortion regimen. The case has national implications for abortion policy, according to a Wednesday (Jan. 25) press release announcing the lawsuit. The lawsuit argues that North Carolina laws, such as those requiring that medication abortion be provided only in-person by...

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