Condoms should not be locked up: Drug Topics poll

April 9, 2007

In March, Drug Topics conducted an exclusive on-line poll that asked, Should condoms be locked up in pharmacies?

In March, Drug Topics conducted an exclusive on-line poll that asked, Should condoms be locked up in pharmacies? There were 948 responses. Sixty-five percent of respondents said, "No, this will deter customers from purchasing the product and increase the risk of sexually transmitted diseases." Twenty-eight percent of respondents said, "No, this is a step backwards to the olden days when access to condoms was limited." Five percent of respondents said, "Yes, this will protect them from being shoplifted." And 3% of those polled offered, "Yes, this will create an opportunity for R.Ph.s to counsel customers on their use."

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