EBay Will No Longer Deal in Magic

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The online auction house has made the questionable decision to forbid the sale of a host of supernatural goods and services, including  "spells," "curses," "hexing," "conjuring," and "magic potions." (The new rules, which go into effect at the end of August, also prohibit "healing services," which means you'll have to find someone to straighten out your chakras IRL.) While there are lots of obvious jokes to be made about the varieties of dangerous hocus pocus en route to eBay headquarters, it seems that all this otherworldly stuff would be better off on Etsy, anyway.