Female Founders Call Tampon Tax Unconstitutional And Put A Deadline On Reform

“Last October, period equity supporters celebrated  Nevada’s vote against the sales tax  imposed on feminine hygiene products. Nevada became the 15th state to eliminate the tax and fueled the national debate around what constitutes a necessity product and who gets to define it. However, as legislative sessions now come to a close for the summer, there has been no further substantial progress on this issue.

In an effort to put an end to this paralysis, the founders of women’s reproductive health brand  LOLA, Jordana Kier and Alex Friedman, have joined forces with Jennifer Weiss-Wolf and Laura Strausfeld, from  Period Equity, the nation’s first policy organization committed to menstrual equity and to ensuring that menstrual products are affordable, safe and available to those in need.”

Check out the full article at Forbes.