CINCINNATI -- Following an incident in Rome, Ga., where a Kroger Co. pharmacist declined to sell the over-the-counter Plan B contraceptive to a woman, and after activist criticism of the retailer, the company said Friday that its policy is to carry Plan B in all its stores. Kroger said in a statement that it believes medications are a private matter for patients. “Our role as a retail pharmacy operator is to furnish medication using applicable professional standards in accordance with a ...

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