In post-Roe guidance, HHS tells 60,000 pharmacies: Don't stop dispensing abortion drugs
The Department of Health and Human Services on Wednesday issued guidance to roughly 60,000 US retail pharmacies, reminding them of their obligations under federal civil rights laws to continue to fill medicines, even if they’re for or related to abortions.
The contentious move follows the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn decades of precedent providing for legal abortions. Pharmacies nationwide have now been informed that they may not discriminate against customers and are not allowed to make determinations regarding the suitability of a prescribed drug for a patient, or to advise patients about medications and how to take them.
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