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Growing Number of US States Move to End Tax on Menstrual Products

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A growing number of states are moving to end a tax on feminine hygiene products seen as discriminating against women. The issue will be on a state ballot this November for the first time, with voters in Nevada decided the matter in a referendum. While there is no specific tax on menstrual products in any U.S. state, many states exempt people from having to pay a tax on “medically necessary” products. These products can include medicines, as well as personal care items such as ChapStick...

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