Arizona women can soon access birth control without a prescription
Arizona women will be able to access birth control without a prescription starting this July.
Pharmacists will be able to dispense birth control pills, hormonal contraceptive vaginal rings and hormonal contraceptive patches to patients even without a prescription.
Women will still need to answer some questions from the pharmacist to determine if the hormones are safe and appropriate for them.
It’s part of a new law aimed to enhance accessibility and empower women in family planning decisions.
Officials have yet to announce a date when the contraceptives will be available without an individual prescription.