SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. (CBS) â At Shippensburg University, students can now get more than snacks from a vending machine.READ MORE: Mask Opt-Out Bill For Students Clears Pennsylvania Senate Committee
The college is now making the âmorning afterâ pill available through a vending machine.
The âPlan Bâ emergency contraception can be obtained through a vending machine in the health center and each dose costs $25.READ MORE: Small Wins: Philadelphia Man Overcame Life Struggles To Become Face Of Clothing Brand
University officials say they will not make any money from the sales.
âThe machine is really used as much for privacy as anything else,â Dr. Roger Serr, Vice President of Student Affairs said.
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Plan B contains hormones which are meant to disrupt ovulation or prevent fertilization from occurring.