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States And Retailers Take A Stand Against The ‘Tampon Tax’

Posted on AllSides May 19th, 2023
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Menstrual Hygiene Day is May 28, highlighting the ongoing struggle of those lacking access to the menstrual supplies necessary for personal health and hygiene. Those hardships aren’t just in developing countries; many people in the United States can't afford basic menstrual products like tampons and pads. To compound the problem, a sales tax on period products is still levied in almost half of U.S. states, adding to the financial burden. Encouragingly, several state governments and retailers are taking action to eliminate or cover the sales tax on menstrual hygiene products,...

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