“Tampon tax” bills a move toward equity, advocates say

Capital News Service
LANSING — An average American woman will spend $3,600 on feminine hygiene in her lifetime. That’s roughly $7 per month for about 40 years. In Michigan, around $200 of that cost is spent in sales tax alone. That’s the cost of nearly 67 boxes of breakfast cereal. Or the cost of 40 jugs of laundry detergent.