The limits of conscientious objection--may pharmacists refuse to fill prescriptions for emergency contraception?

@article{Cantor2004TheLO,
  title={The limits of conscientious objection--may pharmacists refuse to fill prescriptions for emergency contraception?},
  author={Julie D Cantor and Ken Baum},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={351 19},
  pages={2008-12}
}
Health policy decisions are often controversial, and the recent determination by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) not to grant over-the-counter status to the emergency contraceptive Plan B was no exception. Some physicians decried the decision as a troubling clash of science, politics, and morality. 1 Other practitioners, citing safety, heralded the agency’s prudence. 2 Public sentiment mirrored both views. Regardless, the decision preserved a major barrier to the acquisition of emergency… CONTINUE READING
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