YALE CAN’T HAVE A PLAN B VENDING MACHINE. HERE’S WHAT THEY ARE DOING INSTEAD

The Daily Caller | 1/10/2019 | Staff
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Yale University is resorting to Plan C after a plan B vending machine was deemed illegal on campus.

Plan B is a pill meant to prevent pregnancy after unprotected sex or other birth control methods failed. Emergency contraception can generally cost between $35 and $60.

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Connecticut’s law does not allow the sale of over-the-counter medication, or nonlegend drugs, in vending machines, the Daily News reported.

“No nonlegend drug shall be sold or offered or exposed for sale or dispensed by any means in any type of vending machines,” according to a Connecticut Secretary of the State document.

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Yale Health along with the Yale College Council, as a result, revamped policies to make them clearer and increase access to Plan B. (RELATED: Here’s How Men And Women Feel About Male Birth Control)

“Yale Health has made emergency contraception products, such as Plan B and My Way, available free of charge to Yale-affiliated members, including students who waive Yale Health coverage. Members of any gender may request emergency contraception at the pharmacy during regular hours, or from Acute Care after hours,” Karen Peart, Yale’s deputy press secretary, told The Daily Caller News Foundation over email. “The Paragard IUD is another emergency contraceptive option available in the Ob-Gyn department. Comprehensive counseling regarding contraception and reproductive health are available to all students in the...
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