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Re: Masks?
« on: April 16, 2020, 03:50:17 PM »
Where is the line drawn between price gouging vs market prices (supply/demand). I’m not familiar with price gouging laws

What is price gouging?

Price gouging refers to sellers trying to take unfair advantage of consumers during an emergency or disaster by greatly increasing prices for essential consumer goods and services.
Is price gouging illegal in California?

Yes, in certain circumstances. California’s anti-price gouging statute, Penal Code Section 396, prohibits raising the price of many consumer goods and services by more than 10% after an emergency has been declared.

Local laws may also contain their own prohibitions on price gouging.

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