March 15, 2023
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  • Yesterday, fourteen Democratic governors asked seven leading pharmacy retailers to clarify their plans for dispensing mifepristone, a pill used in medication abortions. The move comes shortly after Walgreens announced that it would not dispense mifepristone in some Republican-led states where abortion remains legal. The move prompted California to announce it would not renew a $54 million contract with Walgreens. The letter was signed by the governors of California, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Washington, and Wisconsin. (Articles here and here)