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CNN) — San Francisco jurors just ruled that that Roundup, the most popular weedkiller in the world, gave a former school groundskeeper terminal cancer.
So they awarded him $289 million in damages -- mostly to punish the agricultural company Monsanto.
Dewayne Johnson's victory Friday could set a massive precedent for thousands of other cases claiming Monsato's famous herbicide causes non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
originally posted by: LightSpeedDriver
a reply to: misterassist
Monsanto was recently merged with Bayer, another chemical company that has a lot of history, much of it bad. I doubt this will make even a small dent in their profits but it's a step in the right direction. I hope more court cases happen quickly and the suffering of people will at least be softened.
originally posted by: Meldionne1
But wait ,,, didn't obama Sign an executive order that said Monsanto was not allowed to be sued for any sort of damages or health related lawsuits ?? I seem to Remember this on here ....?? Anyone ??