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More good news from the left coast: Californians can get the pill, the patch, the ring, or the shot prescribed directly at the pharmacy.

Back in January 2016 we wrote that Oregon had made some hormonal birth control methods available directly from pharmacists and that a similar law was about to go into effect in California. Well, Californians, the wait is over—pharmacists in your state will now be able to prescribe birth control!

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The U.S. market says goodbye to one patch and hello to another. (And hopefully patch users will hardly even notice.)


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The maker of the Ortho Evra patch recently announced that their patch will be discontinued in the U.S. It will probably take a while for health care providers and pharmacies to run out of them and they'’ll keep filling prescriptions until they do.