Planned Parenthood gives out morning-after pill

July 10, 2006

Planned Parenthood of the Rockies plans to give out free morning-after contraceptives at its clinics in Colorado to protest the Governor's veto of a bill that would have allowed pharmacists to prescribe and dispense Plan B. Gov. Bill Owens opposed spreading prescriptive authority beyond doctors and specialized nurses because it was outside the norms of medicine. Eight states permit trained R.Ph.s to prescribe and dispense Plan B.

Planned Parenthood gives out morning-after pill

Planned Parenthood of the Rockies plans to give out free morning-after contraceptives at its clinics in Colorado to protest the Governor's veto of a bill that would have allowed pharmacists to prescribe and dispense Plan B. Gov. Bill Owens opposed spreading prescriptive authority beyond doctors and specialized nurses because it was outside the norms of medicine. Eight states permit trained R.Ph.s to prescribe and dispense Plan B.

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