A bill introduced to the General Assembly this week would help incarcerated women access more and higher-quality menstrual hygiene products, the lack of which advocates say is a frequent problem in Maryland prisons.

Senate Bill 598 would require Maryland prisons and jails to provide quality sanitary pads and tampons to female inmates on demand and without cost. The bill has bipartisan support from 33 state senators, including Susan Lee (D-Montgomery) and Michael Hough (R-District 4).

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Clearly all other MD problems have been solved.

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