CVS and Walgreens plan to start dispensing abortion pill mifepristone soon (News Nation)

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    CVS and Walgreens plan to start dispensing abortion pill mifepristone soon – By Tom Murphy (Associated Press) / March 2, 2024

    The drugstore chains CVS Health and Walgreens plan to start dispensing an abortion pill in a few states within weeks.

    CVS Health will start filling prescriptions for mifepristone in Rhode Island and neighboring Massachusetts “in the weeks ahead,” spokeswoman Amy Thibault said Friday.

    Walgreens will begin dispensing the medication within a week, spokesman Fraser Engerman said. The chain will start with some locations in New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, California and Illinois.

    He said the company was starting in “in select locations to allow us to ensure quality, safety and privacy for our patients, providers and team members.”

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