Talk about campus amenities: Shippensburg University now boasts a VENDING MACHINE that sells Plan B, pregnancy tests, and condoms.
The (BEST) vending machine (EVER), located in the central Pennsylvania college’s student health center, charges 25 bucks for the morning after pill — less expensive than area pharmacies (and far cheaper than raising a child!), according to The Associated Press (via Today.com.)
The school doesn’t subsidize the items, but the machine was installed at the request of student government.
Though Plan B isn’t available without a prescription to patients under age 17, Shippensburg looked through student records and confirmed that all attendees were 18 and older.
If only these were installed across the U.S.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on February 7, 2012