The World is a US-based international news and analysis program co-produced by the BBC, PRI, and WGBH. It is hosted by Marco Werman.
Iranians mourn the passing of former President Akbar Rafsanjani. Also, meet the Hadhads, a family of Syrian refugees who've succeeded in restarted their chocolate business in Canada. And TIL: They grow saffron in Vermont!
"France Bids Adieu to Plastic Cups (!)" is from the September 22, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.