Amazon limits purchases of emergency contraceptive pills – Reuters

Jun. 28, 2022 3:57 PM ETAmazon.com, Inc. (AMZN)WMT, CVS, RADBy: Dulan Lokuwithana, SA News Editor77 Comments

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  • E-commerce giant Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) has temporarily restricted the purchases of emergency contraceptive pills to three units per week, the company said Tuesday, according to Reuters.
  • Amazon (AMZN) is the latest U.S. retailer to impose purchase limits on contraceptive pills after the Supreme Court overturned the 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling on abortion rights last week.
  • On Monday, The Wall Street Journal reported that CVS Health (CVS) and Walmart (WMT) imposed purchase limits on Plan B emergency contraception pills after a surge in demand following the landmark decision.
  • Later in the day, Bloomberg reported Rite Aid (RAD) is also limiting purchases of emergency contraceptive pills in the wake of the decision.
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