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Tag: Johnson & Johnson

Johnson & Johnson discontinues selling talc-based baby powder in US

J&J faces more than 14,000 cases accusing Johnson & Johnson’s talc-containing products of causing ovarian cancer or mesothelioma, a rare form of cancer caused by asbestos exposure.

Johnson & Johnson settles with Ohio prior to opioid trial

Yesterday Johnson & Johnson settled two Ohio county claims prior to trial and will be paying $20.4 million. The company was accused...

“This ruling is huge”: Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $572...

In a landmark ruling, an Oklahoma judge has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million for contributing to the state’s opioid...

Landmark victory: Johnson & Johnson forced to pay $572 million for...

"The opioid crisis is an imminent danger and menace to Oklahomans."

Pharmaceutical hulk Johnson & Johnson keeps up lobbying efforts as lawsuits...

Amid an onslaught of lawsuits, Johnson & Johnson has kept pace with its historically hefty lobbying efforts as it wrestles to maintain influence in the halls of Congress.

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $25M in baby powder cancer...

According to Judge Manuel Mendez, who is presiding over the trial, Johnson & Johnson placed “corporate profits and reputation over the health and safety of consumers.”

Tell Johnson & Johnson to take responsibility for asbestos in their...

Johnson & Johnson must be held accountable for their failure to disclose that asbestos was found in their products.

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Bernie Sanders introduces Paycheck Security Act to protect millions of employees during coronavirus pandemic

“Without aggressive action to help workers keep their jobs and businesses stay open, we risk an economic disaster that could take decades to repair.”

Is Stacey Abrams progressive?

While she likes to describe herself as a progressive and as a pragmatist, Stacey Abrams is now on a national path that looks far more “pragmatic” than progressive.

Federal Court Judge declares Florida poll tax unconstitutional

“Today’s decision is a landmark victory for hundreds of thousands of voters who want their voices to be heard.”
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Noam Chomsky on Trump’s disastrous coronavirus response, WHO, China, Gaza and global capitalism

"This is the most crucial election in human history, literally. Another four years of Trump, and we’re in deep trouble."

$3,278 ER visit for coughing fits and fever amid Covid-19 pandemic highlights failure of...

“Congress and insurers have made all of these promises to waive copays for treatment and testing but we’re hearing that's not always the reality.”