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Meijer confirms pharmacist who denied woman medicine no longer works for the company

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Officials with Meijer confirmed Thursday that a Petoskey pharmacist who refused to fill a woman’s prescription no longer works for the company.

A letter of complaint sent to Meijer by the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan earlier this week alleged the pharmacist refused to fill the woman’s prescription for miscarriage medication on religious grounds.

In its statement, Meijer said it could not comment on any pharmacy customer matter but apologized for - quote - “any customer experience that does not align with our core values.”

The statement said that the pharmacist identified by recent reports has not been employed by Meijer since early July.

You can read the full statement below:

Meijer strives to treat its pharmacy customers with dignity and respect. The pharmacist identified by recent reports has not been employed by Meijer since early July 2018. While we cannot comment on any pharmacy customer matter, we apologize for any customer experience that does not align with our core values.