Funeral Industry Laws Face A Changing Marketplace

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July 1, 2012

A law in Louisiana stopped monks at St. Joseph Abbey from selling their wood caskets in the state. That law is just one of dozens of antiquated and possibly monopolistic laws that pervade the nation's funeral industry and for the first time in decades, the laws are facing new scrutiny as consumers become more aware of their rights.

Read the full article and listen to audio (11:29) at NPR


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