Amazon Pulls Products Making Light Of Mental Illness


The line between irreverent and hurtful came into play this week as Amazon found itself being called out by a British media outlet for selling products making light of mental health conditions.

Amazon pulled some of the offending items after being contacted by British media site iNews. Yet coffee mugs and clothing emblazoned with slogans jesting about afflictions including schizophrenia and obsessive-compulsive disorder remain on the retailer’s site, iNews reported on Wednesday.

Contacted by CBS MoneyWatch, a U.K.-based spokesperson for Amazon stated in an email: “All Marketplace sellers must follow our selling guidelines,…

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