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California Women Can Soon Skip the Doctor to Get Their Birth Control
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Think of how often you stop by Walgreens or CVS. You run in and grab some Band Aids or restock your ibuprofen supply. Maybe get a flu shot on your way to work.

Soon, it will be that easy for women to get birth control, too. Under a new law, women will be able to walk in to a pharmacy, get a prescription for contraceptive pills, the ring, or the patch, and get it filled, all at the same time.