By CBS3 Staff


PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — With the battle over abortion heating up, some pharmacists say the Plan B morning-after pill is flying off the shelves. They say they’re having trouble keeping the over-the-counter medication in stock.

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Those pharmacists say some women are afraid as states move to tighten abortion laws.

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“They’re afraid they might get into something that would hold them from getting an abortion,” pharmacist Sarah Alameddine said. “The demand has been high, it will continue to be high.”

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So far, there’s been no word from the manufacturers of the morning-after pill if some other factor might account for its increase in demand.