Barriers To US OTC Emergency Contraceptive Sales Remain Despite Court Rebuke Of Restrictions
Continuing impediments include pharmacists and other staff at drug and grocery stores refusing to sell emergency contraceptives, some stores stocking products in locked display cabinets and prices unaffordable to some consumers, says Kelly Cleland, American Society for Emergency Contraception executive director.
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