Etsy Looks To Limit Drug Paraphernalia And Other Restricted Items

Posted: Aug 13 2012, 11:28am CDT | by , in News | Technology News

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Human bones and parts prohibited

Etsy has been around for a long time is one of the best places for you to get handmade clothing, jewelry, and other items. The online website has announced that it is cracking down on drug paraphernalia and other restricted items that people sell via the website. According to Etsy it spent months researching topics such as the sale of human bones all the way to the corrosive and toxic nature of mercury.

Etsy sellers can no longer sell anything having to do with drug paraphernalia from homemade pipes to crocheted covers for a bong. Sellers can also no longer make medical claims about the products they are selling. Sellers can still offer tobacco pipes without carburetors attached but tobacco can be sold via the site. The site also has a ban on human remains buried parts including skulls, bones, skeletons, and more.

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