Shoppers Drug Mart eliminates ‘pink tax’ on menstrual pain medication following CBC investigation

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Mar 24, 2023, 1:48:16 PM3/24/23
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Customers Drug Mart is taking motion following an investigation by CBC’s Market that discovered painkillers labelled as a remedy for menstrual cramps value greater than near-identical painkillers marketed for complications and different ache.

The pharmacy’s father or mother firm, Loblaw, instructed Market over electronic mail on March 15 that it “acknowledges the significance of fairness and entry and can align the worth of those merchandise inside every week.”

As of March 24, greater than every week after that electronic mail was despatched, costs on-line had been aligned however inconsistent throughout shops within the Higher Toronto Space. 

Market discovered the 2 examples of the so-called pink tax after evaluating merchandise discovered within the painkiller aisle to these discovered within the female product part of varied Customers Drug Mart places throughout the Higher Toronto Space and on-line.

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