Thursday, January 05, 2023

Will Walgreen's Dispensed Abortion Pill Cross Borders?

Walgreens Boots Alliance plans to seek certification to dispense pills that can induce an abortion after the US Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday, 1/3/23, that it would allow the drugs to be distributed both by mail and at brick-and-mortar pharmacies.

“We are working through the registration, necessary training of our pharmacists, as well as evaluating our pharmacy network in terms of where we normally dispense products that have extra FDA requirements and will dispense these consistent with federal and state laws,” Walgreens said Wednesday in an emailed statement to Crain's Chicago Business.

The big questions are how much control will there be over the shadow (black) market on these pills and how will people who buy them be protected in terms of confidentiality?  Watch closely. 

Here's a look at WBA's global reach

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