Thursday, February 02, 2006

Morning-after pill may head over the counter

From the Georgia Strait (BC):
Thirty years ago, Caryn Duncan remembers, you couldn’t buy condoms without first talking to a pharmacist. Ditto yeast-infection cream. That was ridiculous, she said. Now, just as outrageous, Duncan added, the morning-after pill is still stuck behind the counter, with a prying pharmacist sometimes blocking access to the drug.

“Women are smart enough to figure out when and how to take it,” the Vancouver Women’s Health Collective member told the Georgia Straight. “Why can’t we just walk into a store and buy it?” ...more

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