B.C. budget: Province becomes first in Canada to offer free prescription contraception | Globalnews.ca
The B.C. budget revealed a measure to cover prescription birth control products, copper IUDs and Plan B emergency contraceptives starting April 1, 2023.
With the release of the provincial budget on Tuesday, B.C. will become the first province in Canada to make prescription contraception free for all residents.Finance Minister Katrine Conroy said free prescription contraception will be available for women and transgender and non-binary people starting April 1.The program will fully cover prescription contraception options, including most oral hormone pills, contraceptive injections, copper and hormonal intrauterine devices, subdermal implants and Plan B (also known as the morning-after pill).
Source: B.C. budget: Province becomes first in Canada to offer free prescription contraception | Globalnews.ca
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