Three cheers for New York City's new tampon laws!

You get tampons, you get tampons — everybody should get tampons!

Combined, women spend more than four years of their lives experiencing menstruation.
(Image credit: Daniela Stärk / Alamy Stock Photo)

Menstruation. No one wants to talk about it; half of humanity spends four and a half years of our lives experiencing it.

Really: Four and a half years. Give or take. Figure an average four days a month for about 35 years, and hey presto: You could get a college degree and have time left for a job search.

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