The Current

The Current for Dec. 2, 2019

Today on The Current: Vaping was billed as a way to help smokers cut back, but has it brought us to the verge of a public health crisis instead? Plus, lawyer Robert Bilott tells us about his decades-long battle with Dupont, over the alleged effects of a toxic chemical used in the production of Teflon. Then, we speak to a Sudanese activist about the country’s repeal of laws restricting women’s freedom — and why she says the fight’s not over. And we talk to a scientist working on how to make painful memories hurt less.
Veteran CBC political reporter and foreign correspondent Laura Lynch is interim host of The Current. (CBC)
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Today on The Current: Vaping was billed as a way to help smokers cut back, but has it brought us to the verge of a public health crisis instead? Plus, lawyer Robert Bilott tells us about his decades-long battle with Dupont, over the alleged effects of a toxic chemical used in the production of Teflon. Then, we speak to a Sudanese activist about the country's repeal of laws restricting women's freedom — and why she says the fight's not over. And we talk to a scientist working on how to make painful memories hurt less.

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