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Lead law puts thrift stores in lurch

Some stop selling children's clothes

Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries has removed children's products because it cannot verify that the items are lead-free. Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries has removed children's products because it cannot verify that the items are lead-free. (Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff)
By Jenn Abelson
Globe Staff / February 27, 2009

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A federal law designed to protect children from lead products has caused several Masschusetts thrift stores to stop selling kids' clothing, shutting off an important shopping alternative for families struggling in this recession. (Full article: 871 words)

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