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Teaching the Ethics of Pharmacy

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Earlier this month, the governor of Illinois ordered pharmacists in the state to dispense birth control regardless of their ethical objections to it. Laurie Rice, professor of law and ethics at the University of California at San Francisco, describes the ethics instruction she gives to her own pharmacy students.



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