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Court May Not Approve $10 Billion Roundup Settlement

Bayer has agreed to pay more than $10 billion to settle thousands of claims that the popular weedkiller Roundup causes cancer. But a plan for handling future claims from customers who develop non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma cancer requires court approval. Judge Vince Chhabria of U.S. District Court in San Francisco warned in a filing that he “is skeptical of the propriety and fairness of the proposed settlement, and is tentatively inclined to deny the motion.”

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