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In A First, FDA Allows Retail Pharmacies To Dispense Abortion Pills

"Mifepristone, the first of two drugs in medication abortions, previously had to be dispensed only by clinics, doctors or a few mail-order pharmacies," per The New York Times. "Now, if local drugstores or chains like CVS agree to certain rules, they can provide it." The move "could significantly expand access to abortion through medication," though, after last year's Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade, "the pills have increasingly become the focus of political and legal battles, which may influence a pharmacy’s decision about whether or not to dispense the medication."

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