TITLE

Obstacles to Access: How Pharmacist Refusal Clauses Undermine the Basic Health Care Needs of Rural and Low-Income Women

AUTHOR(S)
Teliska, Holly
PUB. DATE
May 2005
SOURCE
Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law & Justice;2005, Vol. 20, p229
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines how pharmacist refusal clauses undermine the basic health care needs of rural and low-income women in the U.S. Methods of contraception used by women in the country; Background on the introduction of pharmacist refusal clauses; Overview of the pharmaceutical standards of care and practice created by the American Pharmaceutical Association; Analysis of pharmacist refusal laws approved in Mississippi and South Dakota and its impact on women living in those states; Recommendations offered to guide state legislators who are considering pharmacist refusal legislation.
ACCESSION #
17686816

 

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