- Major pharmacies like CVS Health Corp CVS, Walmart Inc WMT, and Rite Aid Corporation RAD have put a limit on purchases or deliveries of Plan B and other emergency contraceptive pills, writes Wall Street Journal.
- The move comes as demand for contraceptive pills spiked following the Supreme Court ruling overturning a constitutional right to abortion. These were in short supply or out of stock on major retailer websites.
- As per the report, CVS and Rite Aid were limiting purchases to three.
- Also Read: 3 Women's Health Stocks Are Soaring Following Roe v. Wade Ruling.
- At Walmart, pills available this week were limited to four or six.
- Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc WBA, which also had a purchase limit on its website, said that the restriction was an error and would soon be corrected.
- Several companies make Plan B versions that cost between $10 to more than $50. The cheapest option available from major retailers' websites was a pill for $35.
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