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Canada Legalizes Abortion Pill

The abortion pill that has been in use, since 2000 & 1988 in U.S and France respectively, has finally been approved in Canada by the health authorities within the country.

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Drug RU-486 known as “Abortion pill” has been under pending approval according to health officials in Canada since 2012.

“It’s great news for Canada women,” said by Vicki Saporta of the National Abortion Federation, she also said that the pill will be available by 2016, and will be given out more by doctors than pharmacies, as it is done in U.S.

But the anti- abortion campaigners are not parallel with the legalized pill. Although abortion was legalized by Canada supreme court in 1988.

According to BBC News, the Linepharma pharmaceutical company has been told they can begin production of the pill, which will be sold under the brand name Mifegymiso.

When can you take the pill?

This kind of pill is a medicine that ends an early pregnancy. In general, it can be used up to 70 days 10 weeks after the first day of a woman’s last period. A Women who needs to abort and is more than 10 weeks pregnant, can have an in-clinic abortion. The name for “this pill” is mifepristone.

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