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MO House Passes Bill Intended to Help the State’s Growing HIV Problem

Missouri pharmacists could be allowed to give HIV preexposure and postexposure medication without a prescription. The state House has unanimously passed a bill that would allow them to provide customers with a 30-day supply once every two years. Representative Phil Christofanelli, a Republican from St. Peters, is sponsoring the bill. Christofanelli, who is openly gay, says miraculous drugs are on the market that could drive down infection rates in Missouri.

The bill heads to the Senate for consideration.

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