Graduate Student Wilson Pace Aids In Drafting Contraceptive Bill
Mar 20, 2018 12:00 PM
Wilson Pace, a University of Utah College of Pharmacy graduate student, has used his pharmecudical education and career to faciliate change in Utah's community. Pace noticed that women's access to contraceptives was often delayed and costly, so the "29-year-old drafted a “dream bill” for his leadership class, in what would become Senate Bill 184, letting Utah women obtain birth control directly from a pharmacist". The bill will grant low-income women greater access to IUDs, and women over 18 easier access to birth control pills as they will no longer need to visit a doctor to obtain a perscription.
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