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$130 for tampons?

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With the recent nationwide shortage of OB Tampons—literally, these things have all but disappeared from store shelves—it's no wonder that an applicator-free tampon black market has sprung up online. CNN reports: "While a box of o.b. tampons costs $7.49 at Rite Aid, eBay users have posted starting bids of as much as $130 for four boxes, taking advantage of the limited supply. And apparently that isn't too much to ask of some loyal fans, with one customer saying in an online forum that she recently bought a box on Amazon.com for $39." [CNN]