Birth Control Legislation Moves Forward

Birth Control Legislation Moves Forward

State law changes that would allow pharmacists to prescribe birth control are getting the go-ahead from the Wisconsin Assembly. 

AB 176 was approved yesterday, with only eleven Republican lawmakers voting against it.  Current state rules allow only doctors to prescribe hormonal contraceptive pills and patches.  Representatives passed legislation to make the same changes last year, but, that bill did not make the public hearing stage in the Senate.

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