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The California Effect

The California Effect

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California. The home for tech bros, celebrities, and some of the nation's strictest environmental regulations. While such standards are only intended for one state, the impact of California's regulations ripples across the United States and beyond. In other words, they promulgate.

Today on the show, find out how the far-reaching "California Effect" influences everything from the cars we buy to the air we breathe. And, stay tuned for some sweet tunes at the end.

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