Scotland to make period products such as tampons and pads free.
Scotland is set to be the first country in the world to make period products free to all.
That system requires users to register for a card or voucher to exchange for the products.
Scottish MPs have backed plans to make products such as tampons and sanitary pads free at designated public places such as community centres, youth clubs and pharmacies.
The Period Products (Free Provision) Scotland Bill was proposed by Scottish MP Monica Lennon, who first submitted a draft proposal in 2017.
"They are indeed essential and no one in Scotland should have to go without period products.
In 2018 Scotland became the first country in the world to provide free period products in schools, colleges and universities. »