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Michigan Dems want to put an end to tampon tax

LANSING - Arguing that tampons and pads are medical necessities for women, Michigan Democrats want the state to stop charging sales and use tax on feminine hygiene products.

Both Democrats and Republicans introduced similar bills last year, but they never got a hearing. Democrats tried to tack on the proposal to a variety of other bills over the course of the year, but the amendments never were adopted.

Proponents say it's unfair that a medically necessary product is taxed - and that

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