CA Nixes $54M Walgreens Deal Over Abortion Pills

Bloomberg News reports:

California will no longer renew a $54 million contract with Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. following the drugstore chain’s decision to stop dispensing abortion pills in several states, according to Governor Gavin Newsom.

The action comes a day after the Democratic leader said California would stop doing business with the company.

Renewal of the contract to procure specialty pharmacy prescriptions primarily for the correctional health-care system was set to take effect on May 1. The state will now explore other options for providing the same services, according to the statement.

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