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Louisiana reclassifies abortion pills, restricting access

A bill that would restrict access to abortion pills has been signed into law in Louisiana. The law reclassifies the drugs as a controlled substance, grouping them with Xanax and Valium. Possession without a prescription from a specially licensed doctor could be punishable by 5 years in prison. Amna Nawaz discussed more with Dr. Jennifer Avegno, director of the New Orleans Health Department.

Louisiana reclassifies abortion pills, restricting access

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