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Philadelphia Tries Out Condom Vending Machines To Combat ‘Epidemic’ STD Rates

By Tara Culp-Ressler posted from ThinkProgress Health

Jan 3, 2013 at 6:40 pm

Reuters reports that more than 400 public schools across the country currently make condoms available to students through a nurse, guidance counselor, or other school personnel. Less than ten percent of schools make condoms directly available to teens without an adult intermediary – in a basket, bowl, or vending machine – as Philadelphia’s schools have started to do.

It’s Philly, he’ll get to it.


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