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On this edition of Your Call, we discuss the new documentary The Devil We Know, which shows the impact of Teflon production on the people of a West Virginia town where harmful chemicals ended up in the water supply. Chemicals used to make the nonstick coating Teflon can now be found in the blood of more than 99 percent of Americans.


The environmental costs of prisons

Jun 4, 2018


The cruel and inhumane conditions that many prison inmates live in have been well documented. On this edition of Your Call, we'll discuss environmental factors that can make prison even more difficult, and in some cases, deadly.

Cannabis News Roundup: Is your medical card valid?

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