Mar 21, 2018

03/21/2018: Going green can be expensive

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(Markets Edition) President Trump wants to use a multi-million media campaign to help combat the opioid epidemic. But do public health campaigns actually work? We'll look at some previous advertising efforts to steer people away from drugs. Afterwards, we'll discuss…

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Pittsburgh's plan to green up the city may be leaving low-income residents behind.
Andres Hernandez, from the Goldin Solar company, installs a solar panel system on the roof of a home a day after the Trump administration announced it will impose duties of as much as 30 percent on solar equipment made abroad on January 23, 2018 in Palmetto Bay, Florida.
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(Markets Edition) President Trump wants to use a multi-million media campaign to help combat the opioid epidemic. But do public health campaigns actually work? We’ll look at some previous advertising efforts to steer people away from drugs. Afterwards, we’ll discuss how Pittsburgh’s plan to green up the city may leave low-income residents behind.

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Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC