22 States Considered Eliminating the ‘Tampon Tax’ This Year. Here’s What Happened.

“This year, lawmakers in 22 states introduced bills to repeal the tax, but none were signed into law. California and Rhode Island did repeal the tax in their budgets, while Virginia decreased it, and several states took steps to increase access to menstrual products in schools, prisons and shelters.

But the dearth of action on the tax in most states frustrated proponents of  ‘menstrual equity,’ a concept that refers to equal access to information and period products. They say they are now exploring legal strategies to challenge the tax, and have invited experts to discuss the tactics at a conference this fall at Columbia Law School.”

Check out the full article on The New York Times.