Video: How tear gas affects your body

How tear gas affects your body (video)
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2-Chlorobenzalmalononitrile, better known as CS gas, is one of the most common tear gases used in the United States today, but did you know it's not actually a gas?

We break down how it works, a bit of its history and the best ways to recover if you're hit with it.

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