POTENTIAL FOR PHARMACIES PRESCRIBING BIRTH CONTROL

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POTENTIAL FOR PHARMACIES PRESCRIBING BIRTH CONTROL

A graphic showing the number of zip codes in AZ, IA, WI, and MA that could contain at least one pharmacist certified to prescribe birth control if pending legislation is passed.

There are currently 18 states that allow pharmacists to prescribe self-administered hormonal birth control (e.g., pills, patch, ring, shot). Legislation is currently pending in 13 additional states – Arizona, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, South Carolina, and Wisconsin.

March 2021

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