Can I Buy Over-the-Counter Birth Control Pills?

Can I Buy Over-the-Counter Birth Control Pills?

One of the most common questions that people ask is whether or not they can buy over-the-counter birth control pills. Although there are some great birth control options that you can buy over-the-counter, unfortunately, birth control pills are not one of them. As of now, the only available over-the-counter birth control pills are for emergency contraception.

How to Get Birth Control Pills

To get birth control pills (either progestin-only pills, combination pills, or extended cycle pills), you do need a doctor’s prescription.

In order to write this prescription, you will need to talk with your doctor about your medical history and get your blood pressure checked. Your doctor may require a pelvic exam and a breast exam, but this is not universal.

Why Aren't There Over-The-Counter Birth Control Pills?

There is a lot of debate over this topic. Many women argue that menstruation and preventing pregnancy are not diseases. The birth control pill is not a dangerous medicine. Most of the pill's side effects are not very serious. There isn't a risk of addiction and they don't give you a high.

This leads many to wonder if the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is taking the best stance on this issue. By not allowing for over-the-counter birth control pills, is the government making it more difficult for women to get and use the pill? Also, by requiring medical exams in order to get the pill, it makes it harder for women who work long hours and are not able to take time off.

On the other hand, some doctors argue that if women could get over-the-counter birth control pills, they would never come in for their yearly wellness exams.

Guidelines for How to Get the Pill

General medical guidelines and research suggest that hormonal contraception (like the pill) can be safely prescribed just on the basis of obtaining a careful medical history and blood pressure measurement.

Breast and pelvic exams as well as pap smears and sexually transmitted disease screenings are important to have done as part of staying healthy. These are a necessary part of family planning and reproductive health care. Routine STD screenings are recommended because women who use birth control pills are less likely to also use condoms that protect against these infections. That being said, the information doctors get from these exams do not tell them if a woman can or cannot safely use birth control pills.

It is important that you have an honest conversation with your doctor because there are some women who are not good candidates for the pill. This is why it is important that your doctor does a thorough medical history with you and that you are truthful about your history. Because the pill can increase your blood pressure, you should also have your blood pressure checked regularly for the first few months after you start using the pill.

Requesting a Pill Prescription Without a Pelvic Exam

You may be like so many other women out there—you want to use the pill, but are not because you're afraid to have a pelvic exam and pap smear. It seems that the general medical consensus supports a change in practice.

Research shows that birth control pills can be safely prescribed based on a careful review of your medical history and blood pressure measurement. For most women, no further exams are necessary. Current guidelines created by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) also suggest that birth control pills can be safely prescribed without a pelvic exam.

If your doctor insists that you must have a breast and pelvic exam in order to give you your pill prescription, explain your concerns and/or fears, and request not to have these exams done.

You can also call around and find a different doctor who follows WHO's and the ACOG's guidelines for prescribing birth control pills. Planned Parenthood may be an option to use as a healthcare provider that doesn't require a pelvic exam to get hormonal birth control.

Why You Should See Your Doctor for Birth Control Pills

The pill is an effective, discreet, and convenient birth control method. It allows you to have control over your fertility, to manage your period and to prevent pregnancy, and its use probably results in fewer abortions. There are some good arguments that support purchasing over-the-counter birth control pills (without the need for a prescription). But since there are some women who should not use the pill, there are also reasons why it is important that you see a doctor in order to use the pill.

Even though routine pelvic and breast exams, pap smears, and STD testing may be uncomfortable (and are definitely not something most women look forward to doing), they are an important part of your overall health care. These screenings may not be effective for determining whether or not you are a good candidate for the pill, but they are essential for early detection of life-threatening diseases.

A Word From Verywell

Consider your birth control options and choose the one that will work best for you. But don't avoid seeing your doctor to get your routine well-woman checks because they may be uncomfortable. This is also a chance to discuss your options with your doctor privately and get a prescription if that is what you decide is best.

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Over-the-Counter Access to Oral Contraceptives. Committee Opinion No. 544. Obstetrics & Gynecology. 2012;120(6):1527-1531. doi:10.1097/01.aog.0000423818.85283.bd.

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This deeply unsettling experiment starts on a typical Monday morning on Manhattan’s leafy Upper West Side, where commuters stroll by Starbucks and Central Park.

At 7:10 a.m., I’m off to see how long it takes to buy a child slave.

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It’s 45 minutes to Kennedy Airport and an hour or so wait in the terminal, then a 3½-hour flight to Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

A band greets the flight.

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By the time my team and I have collected our luggage, gone through immigration and customs, and are loaded into our vehicles, it’s about 3:15 p.m.

As we leave the airport, two things become immediately apparent: Port-au-Prince is an amazing, vivid place, and it’s also extremely poor. The U.S. State Department warns Americans against visiting here. United Nations peacekeepers patrol the roads while we drive with our own security team: two armed Haitian men in SUVs.

‘I Would Like to Get a Child’

By 4:45 p.m., I’m poolside at one of the city’s few upscale hotels. I’m wearing a hidden camera built into the strap of a bike messenger-style bag that’s around my neck. There’s another hidden camera in a leather satchel on the table, right next to the fruit plate and Evian water. My colleagues are manning cameras in hotel rooms overlooking the pool.

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Our security guards are sitting discretely nearby.

That’s when the man with whom I’ve arranged a meeting shows up.

He says he’s a former member of parliament and that he has connections. In broad daylight, with hotel waiters walking by, he doesn’t even flinch when I make a horrific request.

“If I would like to get a child to live with me and take care of me,” I ask. “Could you do that?”

“Yes,” he says. “I can.”

He’s speaking in Creole, the most prevalent Haitian language. The man doing the translation, who has set up the meeting, works for us (unbeknownst to the slave trafficker).

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The trafficker assures me he’s done this sort of transaction many times before.

“A girl or a boy?” he asks.

“A girl probably,” I say.

He says he can get me an 11-year-old girl, although he suggests that a 15-year-old might be better, because she’d be more “developed.”

I’m thinking: I can’t believe I’m having this conversation.

“And this is OK?” I ask. “I won’t have any trouble from their parents or anything like that?”

“No, you won’t have any problems with their parents.”

“When I give you the child, I will train it for you.”

I’m not exactly sure what that means.

A Successful Negotiation

“I’m a little nervous.” I say. “I just want to make sure that this is OK, that I’m not going to get in trouble, that this will be smooth, that you’ve done this before.”

“I guarantee my service,” says the trafficker, grinning. “I can get you your girl as early as tomorrow.”

And now, the negotiation begins.

“So how much will it cost me to get a child?” I ask.

“The last one I gave was $300.”

Trying to test the value of human life, I push a little.

“I have a friend who got one for $50.”

And there it is. It’s about 5 p.m. Roughly 10 hours after leaving my office in New York City, I have successfully negotiated to buy another human being — an 11-year-old girl, whose value is set at just $150.

As we conclude our meeting, I want to make sure the trafficker does not act on my request. I ask him to wait a day before doing anything. I assure him I’ll call him tomorrow with my final answer. He agrees.

Offering Fake Papers and a ‘Pretty’ Child

And then, to show that this grotesque sort of deal-making is not a fluke, I have a second meeting, with another trafficker — a beefy guy with the air of a street thug.

This second trafficker is asking a much steeper price for an 11-year-old girl: $10,000.

“It’s something definitive,” explains our translator. “After the sale, he doesn’t mind what happens to the kid.”

“So for $10,000, I can have the child and do anything I want to do is what he’s saying?” I ask.

As further enticement, the trafficker says he can even get me fake papers that would allow me to take this child back to the U.S. with me. Both traffickers say they have experience providing children to Americans. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, officials have no idea how often this sort of transaction transpires.

As the slightly menacing slave trafficker describes this girl he’s promising to provide, I hear him use the French word “belle.” French, along with Creole, is one of Haiti’s official languages.

“Did he use the word ‘belle’? Like, pretty girl?” I ask the translator.

“So he’s saying this would be a pretty child?”

“Do you think he’s hinting that the child would be a partner of some sort?”

“Yeah, it’s up to you because that kid is yours.”

Once again, I can’t believe I’m having this conversation — sitting in the sunshine so casually transacting such diabolical business. Just to make sure I fully understand the offer on the table, I ask, “If I pay $10,000 I essentially own this child?”

“Yeah, it’s yours. You do whatever you want.”

I’ve heard enough. I conclude the meeting, once again making sure the trafficker doesn’t actually act on my request.

But now comes the craziest part of this wildly disturbing day.

Two waiters sitting nearby call me over. They say they’ve heard my conversations. At first I think they’re going to yell at me or something. I’m bracing for shame. Instead, the waiters offer to sell me a child.

“So you’re saying if I want to get a child to live with me, you can help me?” I ask. “Yes,” says one of the waiters. “I give you my telephone also.”

“About what age?” asks the other watier.

“Maybe 10, 11 years old.”

“Yeah,” I say. “A girl.”

“Ok,” says the first waiter, rubbing his chin thoughtfully. “Ok. I’ll help you.”

The ‘Restaveks’

Having illustrated how horrendously easy it is to buy a child slave in Haiti, let’s consider something exponentially more awful: the real scandal here in Haiti is that children are usually just given away.

There are an estimated 300,000 child slaves in Haiti according to UNICEF. This staggering statistic is discussed in E. Benjamin Skinner’s “A Crime So Monstrous,” a new book about the enormous and often underreported problem of modern day slavery. Click Here to read an excerpt. Skinner has come to Haiti with us. He was the one who gave us the idea to see how long it would take to leave New York City and buy a child slave.

They’re called “restaveks” — a Creole term that means “stay-with.” But these children often do more than just “stay with” families; they are usually forced to work from dawn until dusk, and are often underfed, beaten and sexually abused.

To meet some of these restaveks, my team and I traveled into the claustrophobic back alleys of one of Haiti’s worst slums, Solino.

Here we find Onise, an achingly beautiful 8-year-old with haunted eyes. Her parents, who live in the countryside, are so poor they simply gave Onise away to a slightly less poor family in Port-au-Prince.

Her owners promised her parents they would pay for Onise’s education. But every day, when the other children in the tiny, one-room hovel where the owners live head off to school, Onise stays behind to do housework and run errands.

When we get her alone, she reluctantly tells us about her life.

“When was the last time you talked to your parents?” I ask.

“No,” she says. Our translator expands: “She never talks to them.”

“Do you miss your parents?”

“Yes,” she says, in a nearly inaudible voice.

This child seems dead inside. The insides of her forearms are covered in scars.

“Do they hit you a lot?”

“When you dream, when you think about the things you want to do with your life — your hopes — what do you think about?”

“I want to drive a car,” she says.

The Promise of School

It is a bleak irony that Haiti is crawling with child slaves. This, after all, is the only nation in modern history to be founded as the result of a slave revolt, in 1804.

It’s also a place where parents clearly take great pride in their children’s appearance, dolling them up in elaborate school uniforms every weekday morning. Parents here also make massive economic sacrifices to send kids to school, in this country where, for the most part, there are no public schools.

Slave traffickers use Haiti’s poverty and lack of opportunity to their advantage.

“They dangle like a diamond necklace the promise of school,” says Skinner. As he explains, Haiti’s system of child slavery began generations ago. Poor families from the countryside would give their children to wealthy families in the city. The children would do domestic work, but they would also be fed, clothed and educated. It was a sort of social compact.

Even though the system has now morphed into something grotesque, traffickers exploit the false, residual glow of altruism.

“You talk to the traffickers about this,” says Skinner, “and they’ll often say, ‘Well, I’m doing a service to the family that’s giving up this child.'”

This bogus sheen of charity is perhaps why we are able to get slave owners to talk to us on camera. (Perhaps it’s also because having a slave is so commonplace as to be almost entirely uncontroversial here.)

We meet Onita Aristide in a shantytown precariously perched over a ravine filled with trash and also wild pigs and goats. Aristide is a mother of two who sells sandals in the local market. For four months she’s owned a “restavek” nicknamed Ti Soeur (Creole for “little sister.”) As usual, Ti Soeur comes from a poor family in the country and spends her days here in the city doing forced labor. She sleeps on the floor of Onita Aristide’s tiny home.

“Do you think she has a better life with you than she would have with her parents?” I ask Aristide.

“Because her family is poor and cannot afford to support her.”

There are a bunch of hard questions I want to ask this woman, for example, why doesn’t she send the girl to school? But the scars on Ti Soeur’s arms suggest I should tread lightly.

Knowing Aristide doesn’t speak any English, I broach the topic with our translator. “I don’t want to push her so hard that she gets angry and takes it out on the kid. Do you think I’m correct?”

“You’re correct,” he says.

Ti Souer’s Hope

We follow Ti Soeur as she goes to fetch water from the communal well. This gives us a chance to ask her questions without her owners hearing.

She’s a bright-eyed 11-year-old with short hair. When I ask her questions about the marks on her arm, she says, “The lady did it to me with an electric wire.”

As I later learn, this appears to be a standard punishment — whipping restaveks with the sort of electric cord you might you use to plug in a toaster or a laptop.

“Why would she do that to you?” I ask.

“Because one of the kids in the neighborhood came to see [her] in the house,” the translator says.

“So you’re not allowed to have any friends?”

“Do you have any time during the day where you can play, like a normal kid?”

“No. We don’t play.”

The translator explains, “If she doesn’t go and pick up the water, they beat her up. If she doesn’t sweep, beat her up.”

By the time we visit Ti Soeur at 10 a.m., she’s already cooked, cleaned, prepared the family children for school.

“Do you think the situation you’re in right now is unfair?” I ask.

“Do you think you’ll ever get out of this situation?”

“Do you have hope?”

After meeting Ti Souer, we decided to go find her parents, to get a sense of why they would give their child away.

‘My Husband Forced Me’

Following a lead, we drive out of the throbbing, chaotic city, hours away, into the lush countryside. It’s beautiful out here. We see clouds resting lazily in green valleys. We see women on their way to market, carrying impossibly large loads of goods on their heads.

But you can’t miss the deprivation: It’s everywhere. Haiti is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere — the result of decades of bad, brutal, kleptocratic leadership, and also, many believe, negative interference from outside powers, including the United States.

Haiti’s poverty is on full display as we pull up to the house where Ti Soeur’s mother lives. It’s a shack, housing three families. Nine children live here, including one who we see using a condom as a toy balloon.

Ti Soeur’s mother is named Lita Bellevue. After a few pleasantries, I ask her the obvious question.

“Can you tell me how it happened that you gave your daughter up?”

“My husband forced me to do it,” she says.

She tells us that Ti Soeur’s birth father is dead. Her new husband, who is abusive, forced her to give the child away, she says, because they are too poor to take care of her. However, the husband does not seem willing to part with the two young children he and Lita have had together.

“Can you imagine living without these children?” I ask.

“I cannot live without them,” he says, flashing a nervous, toothless grin.

Lita says she’s heard rumors that Ti Soeur is being abused by her owners.

“I hear she’s being cut all over her arms and her head,” she says. “I try very hard to rescue the child, to go see the child, but my husband won’t let me.”

“When you think about you daughter living this way, how hard is it for you?”

“I feel sick inside,” she says.

To help us better understand why parents make these sorts of decisions, we go see Jean-Etienne Charles, a local Pentecostal pastor who preaches against child slavery. He’s got a broad, happy face and a thriving church, complete with a school for local kids.

“I do not think that it is because they do not love the child,” says Charles of parents who send their kids into servitude. “They love the kids; they love them. But because they think that they cannot take care of them, they turn them to another person.”

As a sign of how deeply entrenched this practice is, it turns out that the pastor’s family has a girl living with them whom they took on to do domestic work. They have since legally adopted her and are putting her through school, as an example to the families who abuse child slaves.

“I believe that people who do that should be thrown into jail,” says Charles. “But the government is not doing anything about it, so that is why the Haitians are doing it.”

Now that we’ve learned that Ti Soeur is stuck between slavery and an abusive, unhappy home, we decide to try our luck with the Haitian government. We go to the Department of Social Services and meet with several senior officials. We show them videotape of Ti Soeur’s scars.

“This is unacceptable,” says one official. She promises to act as early as possible. We leave feeling confident that Ti Soeur’s fate may soon change.

But within days, government officials stop returning our phone calls, and Ti Soeur’s case takes some surprising turns.

A Wrenching Scene

We learn that Bellevue, Ti Soeur’s mother, has done something brave and extraordinary: she has forced her abusive husband to go and retrieve Ti Soeur from slavery.

With the government seemingly missing in action, we hook up with a social services organization affiliated with the American-based group Beyond Borders.

They work with mother and daughter, reunited as a result of Bellevue’s courageous insistence, to get Ti Soeur accepted into a clean, cheerful orphanage.

But it’s a mixed blessing for the former child slave.

Her mother is being kicked out of her house, for the crime of having spoken out to her husband. Rather than take Ti Soeur with her into an uncertain, and potentially homeless future, she decided to leave her at the orphanage, where she’s safe.

As they’re forced to part again, it’s a wrenching scene. Ti Soeur is sobbing. She throws herself on the ground, inconsolable.

As we leave her, Ti Soeur seems traumatized, confused and lonely. But she’s also, finally, in a place where she’ll be fed, educated, safe and free from slavery.

For Haiti’s child slaves, this may be as close to a happy ending as you’ll find.

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Can I still buy COBRA health insurance if I move out of state?

Can I still buy COBRA health insurance if I move out of state?

Yes, you may continue to buy health insurance under COBRA, but if health plan requires you to use a certain network of doctors, you’ll be stuck with the old network. Remember, when you “buy COBRA” you are continuing to buy the same health plan that your former employer offers.

Under COBRA (Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act), you have the right to continue coverage under your employer’s group health plan for up to 18 months after you resign, have been laid off or terminated – as long as it wasn’t for “gross misconduct.” To be eligible for COBRA, you must be covered under your employer’s health plan at the time you leave your job.

  • Your COBRA coverage will end when one of the following occurs:
  • You reach the last day of the 18-month coverage period
  • You fail to pay the premiums
  • Your former employer stops maintaining the group health plan or goes out of business
  • You obtain coverage through another employer group plan that does not exclude or limit coverage for pre-existing conditions
  • You become eligible for Medicare.

Coverage under the plan would continue if you moved out of state, but you may be better off buying individual health insurance if you can’t take advantage of the plan’s network of providers. If you decide to buy individual coverage, shop around for affordable health insurance.

Where can I buy Cracker Jack, Chicago

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Anybody know where I can buy the regular old boxes of Cracker Jack? It's not proving to be as easy as I thought! Crazy!

  • Y V.
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you mean they don't sell Cracker Jacks in Dominick's or Jewel? That's strange.

  • Matt R.
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That was my first thought, too, but they don't carry it in the boxes.

  • Brian H.
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last time I had some I got it at 7-11 of all places, but it was in a mylar bag, not the good ol' cardboard box.

  • Y V.
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do you still get a prize in the mylar bag? 🙂

  • Isla E.
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Yeah there is still a prize in the bag. I don't think they make boxes anymore, Matt.

  • Alice S.
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I remember when the Cracker Jack prizes were actual tiny toys. No more, thanks to those being choking hazards and things that can put a kid's eye out. Now I think they just have stickers and stuff.

  • Carol J.
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They might sell them at Jetro-a grocer supply place. Open to trade only but I will check nextime I'm there. Also I swear I saw a ginorous box at Costco one time.

  • Alice S.
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Carol — Is that place on Division? Near the bridge?

  • Carol J.
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Yes. I have an account there so I'm there at least twice a week for random stuff. In the back they have all the stuff for little stores and I swear I've seen CJ there in the six pack/case set up. I ate so much of it as a kid, I can't even tell you!

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Me, I only cared about the prize; how typical of me.

  • Crystal R.
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24 boxes for $12.80

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I have about five hundred of the old plastic toys that came in cracker jack boxes, can't believe they still can't do that! Dave

  • Matt R.
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Well, how about this. My wife was the one who told me they no longer sell it at Dominick's or Jewel. So I never considered looking there. But after all your posts, I decided to give it a shot. Lo and behold, not only do they still sell it in the boxes, it was also on sale! Six boxes for $3! Thanks for all your help everybody!

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Can you buy Cuban cigars now?

Can you buy Cuban cigars now?

Cigar lover Paul Clarke samples a Havana cigar in Turmeau’s, Liverpool’s last remaining tobacconist shop on December 9, 2008, in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

President Obama’s historic moves to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba are raising new questions about how U.S. citizens can travel to Cuba, and perhaps most importantly for many, whether it’s now legal to buy Cuba’s famed cigars.

But despite Obama’s efforts, Americans still face real limitations in the law in terms of how they can trade with, and travel to, the communist island. Below is a quick checklist of what you can and can’t do.

People who are experts in the art of rolling up tobacco leaves into cigars say the quality of Cuban cigars has waned over the years, but many still long for the stogies that have been prohibited in the U.S. for so long.

Under rule changes announced by Obama in January 2015, American traveling to Cuba for authorized reasons are allowed to buy personal consumption goods while they’re visiting. And now, people will be allowed to bring up to $400 worth of goods bought in Cuba for personal use.

“This includes no more than $100 of alcohol or tobacco products,” the government said in January.

But it’s still illegal to buy Cuban tobacco or alcohol from third countries or over the Internet. That means your dream of jumping across the border to Canada to pick up Cuban products there and bring them back to the U.S. legally remains a dream.

Under Obama’s rule change, traveling to Cuba is now easier than it’s been in decades, but it still doesn’t mean you can plan a vacation trip to the island.

Travel restrictions that were initially imposed by executive order decades ago were codified in the Helms-Burton law of 1996. And to fully eliminate those travel restrictions, Congress will have to change the law.

Under current law, there are 12 categories of authorized travel, including family visits, official government business, journalism, education, religious activities, athletic competitions and other public performances, support for the Cuban people, and humanitarian reasons.

Over the years, some of those categories have required “specific licenses,” which essentially means the government must pre-approve the trip. Others have only required “general licenses,” which means people traveling for those approved reasons can go, and check in with the government later on their trip.

What Obama did in January is to make all of these travel categories subject to “general licenses,” making it much easier for people to go.

If you can go to Cuba, you’ll be allowed to buy what you want for personal consumption while there, and Obama’s rule change will let you use credit and debit cards.

But again, note that “family vacation” or “honeymoon” are not approved categories for travel.

How does the embargo play into all of this?

Along with the travel rules, the embargo against Cuba was codified in 1996, and it will take a change to the law to lift it. Obama is hoping to convince Congress to do just that, but Republicans seem highly unlikely to oblige him.

Republicans in general have said Obama is giving too much away to Cuba, and should be demanding democratic reforms and the release of political prisoners. So the embargo seems likely to hang around for a while longer.

But the embargo is not a monolith. For example, the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control is able to license certain transactions between companies, and has done so over the years.

Trade in food and medicine has been going on for years now, under the Trade Sanctions Reform and Export Enhancement Act of 2000, and Obama’s rule changes in January were aimed at making that trade even easier.

Obama also took steps to allow companies to set up telecommunications links between the U.S. and Cuba, and allow banks to maintain correspondent accounts at Cuban banks to help process authorized transactions.

Do we have normalized relations now?

The U.S. and Cuba have agreed to re-establish embassies in their respective countries, after more than 50 years. Before that, each country maintained an unofficial embassy of sorts in the other nation, called an Interests Section.

As of July 20, under an agreement between President Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro, those Interests Sections will become embassies.

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If you’ve experienced an issue when making wireless calls, please restart your device – that should resolve the issue.

If you’ve experienced an issue when making wireless calls, please restart your device – that should resolve the issue.

Can I buy another phone while still under contract?

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‎10-07-2015 5:08 AM – last edited on ‎10-26-2015 7:57 AM by ATTMarianaCM

‎10-07-2015 5:08 AM – last edited on ‎10-26-2015 7:57 AM by ATTMarianaCM

Can I buy another phone while still under contract?

What happen when I buy the phone while under contract?

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‎10-07-2015 5:24 AM

‎10-07-2015 5:24 AM

You will have to pay full price for the phone and the contract stays in place.

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‎10-07-2015 5:27 AM

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‎10-07-2015 7:21 AM

‎10-07-2015 7:21 AM

If your talking about a two year contract, you’ve agreed to pay X amount for two years. As long as you keep paying X, ATT doesn’t care what phone you are using on that line.

Where Can I Buy Dunkaroos, POPSUGAR Food

Where Can I Buy Dunkaroos?

The Greatest Snack From the ’90s Is Back, but There’s a Catch

No snack evokes nostalgia in ’90s kids quite like Dunkaroos. The iconic snack (individually packaged vanilla cookies with dippable Funfetti frosting) was discontinued in America in 2012, but it’s finally making a long overdue comeback — sort of. General Mills, the company that owns Dunkaroos, has come up with a brilliant campaign called Smugglaroos in an effort to revive the brand by encouraging a collaborative effort between America and Canada, where Dunkaroos are still sold (add that to the list of the best things about Canada . . . ).

Smugglaroos is a sharing service website, similar to Uber or Airbnb, that allows Americans and Canadians to sign up as volunteers to receive or deliver Dunkaroos in the US. Put simply, you could be an “importer” who chooses to meet your Canadian “exporter” at a popular spot in your city, and you’d meet in person to arrange the very important swap. While it sounds almost too crazy to be true, it’s completely real. There are even recommended safety guidelines for participation.

The press release noted, “Despite declining sales, nostalgia for the ’90s snack lives on: Americans pay high costs — as much as $70 Canadian for a pack of 12 — to have Dunkaroos shipped from Canada, or even create their own homemade recipes for a small taste of their childhood. This overwhelming demand led to the creation of Smugglaroos in an effort to reignite the Dunk love and provide access on both sides of the border. Smugglaroos is a fun and cheeky way to connect Canadians with Americans who want Dunkaroos, but can’t get them.”

According to the company, Dunkaroos will stop production next year if sales continue to decline. Should that tragic day come, you’ll have to resort to our three-ingredient Funfetti dip.