California to Make Anti-HIV Drugs Available Without Prescription

HeadlineOct 08, 2019
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California will become the first state to offer HIV prevention drugs without a prescription, after Governor Gavin Newsom signed a law Monday expected to greatly increase access to the life-saving medication. Newsom said in a statement, “All Californians deserve access to PrEP and PEP, two treatments that have transformed our fight against HIV and AIDS. I applaud the Legislature for taking action to expand access to these treatments and getting us close to ending HIV and AIDS for good.”

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