Abortion pill online sales ‘increasing in Britain’

Abortion pill online sales 'increasing in Britain'
By Chi Chi Izundu, Victoria Derbyshire programme reporter

15 February 2017

The number of abortion pills being bought online in Britain is increasing, data shown to the Victoria Derbyshire programme suggests.

Government figures show 375 doses, sent to addresses in England, Wales, and Scotland, were seized in 2016, compared with just five in 2013.

Taking the pills while pregnant without medical approval is illegal in the UK.

The British Pregnancy Advisory Service said as awareness of the online pills increased, more women were using them.

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