Environmental groups support Japan's ban on oral contraceptive.

  • Published 1998 in Population headliners
Japan is one of the few countries in the world to ban low-dose oral contraceptives; this position is gaining support from environmental groups who fear that the hormones contained in the pill will affect the reproductive health of the women who take them and of animals who come in contact with wastes containing estrogen. The Women's Network for Ecology… CONTINUE READING