Below is a summary of laws in the state of Missouri as of July 1, 2013.
-No law specifically requires parental consent for minors to obtain contraceptives; some physicians can and do prescribe them to minors without informing their parents, it is worth calling to find out first.
-Emergency Contraception is available without a prescription to those 17 and older. Due to debate on the federal level, those under 17 should call the pharmacy and ask what their policy is, as they may require a prescription for those under 17.
-Both boys and girls 17 and older can purchase Plan B
For information on laws in bordering states click here.