The “pink tax” — in which an item is repackaged for marketing to women at a higher price — is a not-so-hidden thing on your store shelf. On top of that, it’s a real tax in Ohio, where women’s hygiene products are subject to sales tax and some men’s products are not, despite some of these products having legitimate health and medical uses. But a bill erasing that literal “pink tax” might finally be making some headway.

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