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Prescription Refused

A CVS Pharmacy store in Texas is in trouble after refusing to fill a woman's prescription for birth control pills.

A CVS spokesman wouldn't say if the pharmacist was disciplined, but the company apologized after the incident.

According to the state pharmacy board, "the pharmacy act doesn't say if you can refuse to fill a prescription on moral or ethical grounds." The board says "the law is so unclear it makes it hard to take action".

This is the second time this year that Texas pharmacist has refused to fill prescriptions they find offensive.

In February, an Eckerd druggist refused to give a rape victim the morning after pill, leading to a protest outside the store.


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