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How States Fight Price Gouging Amid Disasters

Price gouging is a fact of life amid storms and other natural disasters. And while there are both vocal critics and diehard proponents of the practice, a number of states have moved to create anti-price gouging laws and provide resources for storm victims who face unusually high prices.

The anti-gouging measures that have been enacted by many states are intended to cover more than just storms. Other events that fall under these regulation include terrorist attacks, such as 9/11, and oil refinery fires. Presently, 35 states have enacted these laws against price gouging.

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