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Fury as Tesco in Wales is accused of banning tampon sale because they are NON-ESSENTIAL

Added 10-26-20 09:36:03am EST - “The Welsh 'trolley police' sparked fury this morning after women in Tesco were told they could not buy sanitary towels - because they were non-essential items.” - Dailymail.co.uk

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Dailymail.co.uk: “Tesco in Wales in tampon sale ban row after break-in inside store”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

The Welsh 'trolley police' sparked fury this morning after women in Tesco were told they could not buy sanitary towels - because they were non-essential items.

Details of the extraordinary restriction were tweeted by the supermarket online after a complaint from a shopper, known only as Katie.

It sparked a brief disagreement between Tesco and the Welsh Government as the shop blamed the authority - while it claimed they were wrong.

Katie had said: 'Can you explain why I was told today that I can't buy period pads as I'm sure they are essential to women?!!! But I can buy alcohol it doesn't make sense.'

Then, in a now-deleted post Tesco responded: 'We understand how frustrating these changed will be for our Welsh customers.

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