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1 hour ago, Stephen Hawking said:

One question.

What's a CVS Pharmacy?

I would guess a Pharmacy company, a bit like Boots, Lloyds in the UK etc.

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33 minutes ago, Jonny said:

I would guess a Pharmacy company, a bit like Boots, Lloyds in the UK etc.

Yes, it's a large pharmacy chain in the US. 

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I read it, loved the way Amy managed to have the last laugh with those bullies :)

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Do you have to pay for 'the pill' in the USA ?

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9 minutes ago, joyceraye said:

Do you have to pay for 'the pill' in the USA ?

Yes...but...

My daughter's insurance covers 100% of the cost.  If you don't have insurance there are low cost options available.

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It's been free in UK since about 1970/71. The idea was to cut down on the number of unwanted babies but the measure seemed to have the reverse effect.

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16 hours ago, joyceraye said:

It's been free in UK since about 1970/71.

Condoms are also available free.

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3 hours ago, Stephen Hawking said:

Condoms are also available free.

Quite correct. You can purchase them ad hoc in many places or get them for nothing. NHS and Local Authority family planning clinics used to issue them in gross boxes when I was working. For those too young to remember, a gross is 144 ie a dozen dozens. ( It was a useful quantity for centuries when weights and measurements were traded in units of twelve and there were twelve pennies in a shilling. ) When handing condoms (aka 'the sheath' )  over, staff had to ask, 'Does your husband need instructions ?'. IIRC 1970 was the last year contraceptives were charged for. I remember 'the pill' was 16/-  for a month's supply. The 'cap' etc is also free.

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On 7/15/2017 at 11:55 PM, Sah said:

Love all your stuff :) this was amazing!

Thank you so much! 

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