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

Teliska, Holly
May 2005
Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law & Justice;2005, Vol. 20, p229
Academic Journal
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.


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