Gavin Newsom: Repeal Taxes on Tampons, Diapers

California Governor Gavin Newsom will propose repealing state sales taxes on tampons and diapers, championing a cause that has lingered at the margins of the Democrat-controlled state legislature for years but never gained traction.

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Tax-Free Tampons Sidelined for Local Sales Tax

Legislation to abolish state taxes on tampons in California has been pulled from consideration in response to efforts to ensure that the feminine products could still be taxed locally.

Tampon back pocket (Terry Robinson / Flickr / CC / Cropped)