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Microplastics in people: Rick Smith's ground-breaking experiment

The Institute's Executive Director, Rick Smith, conducted a ground-breaking experiment on himself that resulted in him being the first person in North America to discover microplastics in his body. 

Read his feature for the Globe and Mail on the experiment and its findings, and watch this clip of him on CTV News discussing the dangers plastics pose to human health.  

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