News Spotlight: Gov. Whitmer Announces Expansion of Access to Birth Control, Pharmacists Can Partner with Doctors to Directly Prescribe Hormonal Birth Control

LANSING, Mich. — Today Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced that pharmacists in the State of Michigan are eligible to prescribe hormonal birth control in partnership with doctors. This action from the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) offers women easier access to birth control and provides them greater freedom to plan their families.

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Michigan Mentorship Programs Help Young Women Succeed

Petals and Pinecones alumni volunteering at a recent fundraiser.

Petals and Pinecones alumni volunteering at a recent fundraiser.

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By Deborah M. Walker

LANSING, MICHIGAN —  It is a startling realization that each year countless young girls succumb to the pitfalls that produce barriers to success such as teenage pregnancy and drug abuse.

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