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State board approves purchase of medication abortion tablets for state stockpile

June 8, 2023

The Board of Public Works unanimously approved the purchase of two drugs that will be stockpiled to ensure access to medication abortions in Maryland. Gov. Wes Moore (D) said a cache was necessary because of federal court challenges to Food and Drug Administration approval of the drug mifepristone. The governor called a Texas federal judge’s ruling in April invalidating that approval “a very unique and distinct attack.”

Article Source: Maryland Matters

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