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RT America -- March 17, 2016

Pharma companies use TPP to extend their monopolies – trade advocate


Brand-name prescription drug prices have doubled in the last five years, according to a new report. Now some public health groups and organizations say things could get worse, if the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal delays the introduction of generic drugs. RT America’s Ed Schultz speaks with Lori Wallach, director of Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch, about how the new deal could lead to even higher costs of medication.

Florida nuclear plant leaking radiation into Atlantic Ocean


Scientists in Florida say that a Miami nuclear power plant is leaking radiation into a bay along the Atlantic Coast, leading to criticism of the facility and America’s nuclear infrastructure. RT America’s Marina Portnaya has more details on the report and what people hope will change in the near future.

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