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Below is a summary of laws in the state of Missouri as of July 1, 2013.

Family Planning and Contraception

-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.

Pregnancy Testing and Prenatal Care
STI Testing
Abortion Services
Rape and Sexual Assault
Adoption Laws
Surrendering an Infant (Safe Haven Law)
Sexual Harrassment
Sexual Abuse
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