Legally Women Can Get Birth Control Without Prescriptions, But Access Issues Remain
Only 11 percent of pharmacies in the state are dispensing hormonal birth control to women without prescriptions.
Los Angeles Times:
Pharmacies Now Can Offer Birth Control To Women Without A Prescription, But Few Do
A new law in California allows women to pick up birth control pills from pharmacies without a doctor’s prescription. But more than a year after the law took effect, women say they’re still struggling to get the medicines, in part because they can’t find pharmacies offering them. (Karlamangla, 12/13)