A flood of refugees from the Middle East and North Africa is sending shockwaves through European politics–we discuss what’s driving the crisis, and what’s next, with John Pfeffer. Plus: is smoking back? The Center for Environmental Health says some e-cigarettes they tested produced higher levels of cancer-causing chemicals than the real thing. We discuss the research, then host a debate on a California bill that would start regulating e-cigarettes like the kind that come in packs.
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- John Feffer, Director of Foreign Policy In Focus, and author of this article on Europe’s refugee crisis.
- Charles Margulis, spokesperson for the Center for Environmental Health, which just published its results from testing 97 e-cigarette products for cancer-causing chemicals.
- Gregory Conley, president of the American Vaping Association, which advocates for small-to-medium-sized electronic-cigarette businesses.
- Dr. John Maa, Greater Bay Area Board Member of the American Heart Association
Hosted by Brian Edwards-Tiekert, produced by Linda Khoury, engineered by Kirstin Thomas.