Trump’s Prescription Drug Proposal, Wisconsin Goat Farms

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Prescription bottles on a conveyor belt
In this July 10, 2018 file photo, bottles of prescription medicines ride on a conveyor belt at a pharmacy warehouse in Florence, N.J. Julio Cortez/AP Photo

WPR’s health reporter explains a Trump administration proposal that would allow prescription drug purchases from Canada. Then, we look at why dairy goat farming is on the rise in Wisconsin.

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Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Jana Rose Schleis Producer
  • Keegan Kyle Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Shamane Mills Guest
  • Anna Thompson Hajdik Guest
  • Norm Monsen Guest