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Bill introduced to end ‘tampon tax’

Bill introduced to end ‘tampon tax’

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter

May 24, 2016

Although the U.S. Food and Drug Administration classifies tampons and pads as medical devices, they are taxed in California, unlike bandages which are exempt from sales tax, despite also being considered medical devices. “I feel that it is very unfair and discriminatory towards women,” junior Amel...

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