“Licorice. Chewing Gum. Chocolate Bars. Amusement park rides. Lip balm. Do you know what these things have in common? In various states across the U.S., these products are exempt from sales tax, while menstrual products are not.
Last week, Period Equity and LOLA launched Tax Free. Period., the first ever national coordinated media, advocacy, and legal campaign to end the sales tax on menstrual products in the U.S. once and for all, because these items are and should be considered basic, biological necessities (for more than half the population.)”