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Amazon Users Post Rave 'Reviews' Of UC Davis Pepper Spray

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In the name of due diligence, TPM called up UC Davis to make sure we identified the same pepper spray police used on protesters last week. It's the same brand, though the police use a 7 percent formula. It's not clear whether this formula matches exactly what the police used.

Here's a screen-grab of some of the reviews:

Read the rest of the "reviews" here.

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