Nevada eliminates tampon tax in leap forward for menstruation equality


This is One Good Thing, a weekly column where we tell you about one of the few nice things that happened this week.
In my feminist utopia, sanitary pads and tampons are provided free of charge by the United States government.
In my current reality, they’re offered at $4 bucks a pack at CVS — and that’s with the savings from my CVS card.
We’re a long way from menstruation equality, which makes Nevada’s recent elimination of the “tampon tax” a critical step forward.
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On Tuesday, Nevada voted to do away with their 6.85% sales tax imposed on sanitary pads and tampons.  Read more…More about Watercooler, Menstruation, Women S Rights, Culture, and Activism
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Author: mashable.com/science
Date/time: 11th November 2018, 03:01

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