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Tampon Tax

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New Illinois laws kick in Jan. 1 affecting taxes on tampons, lead hazards, bikers' rights and more.

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Feminine hygiene products, once dubbed luxury items, are now classified as "items of medical necessity."

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The city redefined tampons and sanitary napkins as "medical necessities," exempted from the sales tax.

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The Finance Committee reclassified tampons and sanitary napkins as tax-free "medical appliances."

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Aldermen said Chicago needs to "lead the way" against "discriminatory" taxes on female-hygiene products.