Price hikes hurt families – but is it illegal?

Pandemic raises debate over price gouging

SARAH JENNISON, a disabled mother living in Wareham, skipped buying the four-pack of toilet paper she saw listed on Facebook Marketplace for $20. But Jennison is immunocompromised with a seven-year-old daughter and said she could not avoid purchasing the 12.5-ounce can of Lysol spray disinfectant off eBay, even though it cost $30. “It was ridiculous,”(...)

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