Misoprostol pills used for a chemical abortion being sent by mail in Canada, are not in non-compliance with regulations, says Health Canada. (Public domain)

Health Canada says online abortion pill provider not ‘directly’ providing drugs

Health Canada has determined a Canadian non-profit doesn’t directly distribute drugs despite the organization’s claim to have provided the abortion pill to over 100,000 women. After an enquiry last month from The Catholic Register, Health Canada opened an investigation on Women on Web. In an April 10 email, Health Canada told the Register it had...

Boxes of mifepristone, the first pill given in a chemical abortion, are pictured in a Jan. 13, 2023, photo.OSV News photo/Evelyn Hockstein, Reuters

Mail-order abortion pills sourced in Toronto

A Canadian non-profit has become a major player in the drive to help women “self-administer abortion at home” through the distribution of abortion pills by mail, all below the radar of Health Canada. Women on Web moved its operations from the Netherlands to a head office on Toronto’s Yonge Street in 2016 and claims to...

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