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Some Allergy Meds Require a Photo ID to Buy. Here’s What to Do in Philly if You Don’t Have One

Robero Sorin

With pollen counts high this spring, many are reaching for their allergy meds. But some over-the-counter drugs require a photo ID to purchase.

For WHYY, Laura Benshoff reports that can be a barrier for some allergy sufferers…but in Philadelphia, there is a workaround.

Read the full story here.

(Original air-date: 5/11/23)

Laura Benshoff covered stories of statewide interest for Keystone Crossroads and WHYY, with a focus on immigration. She previously reported on the suburbs, public education, and mental health. Her work has aired nationally on NPR, Marketplace and Reveal/CIR. Prior to becoming a journalist, she worked for the City of Philadelphia’s Commerce Department. Laura attended McGill University in Montreal, Canada. She diligently works at speaking Spanish and knows a little French.