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California requires menstrual products in public schools – Cleveland, Ohio

Cleveland, Ohio 2021-10-08 20:51:36 –

Sacramento, California (AP) — California public schools and universities are required to stock free sanitary napkins in their toilets under new legislation.

The bill, signed by Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday, is based on a 2017 law that requires low-income schools in disadvantaged areas to provide students with free menstrual supplies.

From grades 2022-23, the law will be extended from grades 6 to 12 to include the systems of community colleges, California State University, and the University of California.

The state has also previously abolished taxes on menstrual products that cost women an estimated $ 20 million annually.

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