Final Monsanto Roundup Trial of 2019 delayed
(October 8, 2019) – Monsanto has not won a single Roundup trial, but it has succeeded in delaying the final trial that was scheduled for 2019. A St. Louis judge ruled this week that
Vaping Injuries top 1,000 as FDA updates warning
(Oct. 7, 2019) As vaping injuries now top 1,000, with 18 deaths reported, the FDA issued an updated warning last week. The agency has said that most of the 1,080 reported injuries have come
E-Cigarette Kills Texas Man
(Sept. 28, 2019) E-cigarettes may be promoted as a safe alternative to real cigarette smoking, but e-cigarettes can kill a person just as effectively as real ones can. Earlier this year, a 24-year-old Texas
Juul stops advertising, fires CEO
(Sept. 26, 2019) Juul will stop advertising, and the company plans to fire its CEO, according to an Associated Press report yesterday. The announcement comes as leading government health officials say underage vaping has
Vaping Sickness Cases rise to 530
(Sept. 20, 2019) Federal health officials say 530 people have fallen ill from a vaping-related lung ailment. According to the U.S. government, that number has increased from 380 people who were confirmed earlier this
Emails reveal Monsanto Manipulation, Intimidation of Cancer Researchers
(Sept. 19, 2019) Emails uncovered in Monsanto Roundup lawsuits reveal Monsanto manipulation and intimidation of cancer researchers. Monsanto worked hard behind the scenes to push "the glyphosate safety question" before congress and regulatory agencies
FDA warns JUUL Labs for misleading e-Cigarette Marketing
(Sept. 11, 2019) The FDA warned JUUL Labs this week for misleading young people with aggressive e-Cigarette marketing campaigns. The FDA warning – announced Sept. 9, 2019 – included the agency’s objections to JUUL’s claims
Monsanto-paid Scientists lied about Financial Ties
(Sept. 6, 2019) Monsanto-paid scientists who published papers supporting Monsanto and attacking the IARC lied about their financial ties to the company. Court documents show that several of the dishonest scientists were among 16
EPA vs. IARC fight proves EPA captured
(Sept. 4, 2019) Roundup lawsuits have uncovered internal Monsanto emails which have outed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as an industry-captured entity. The EPA vs. IARC fight proves the EPA is captured by industry. A
Republicans help Monsanto
Republicans have, for several years, waged a war against the International Agency for Research on Cancer. IARC is the World Health Organization’s cancer research division which declared glyphosate (in Monsanto’s Roundup) a probable carcinogen in
Juul must face e-cigarette lawsuit filing
(August 26, 2019) – Juul must face an e-cigarette lawsuit filing, a California federal judge ruled on August 23. The company can trim some claims in a proposed class action lawsuit that alleges Juul
Two Pittsburgh Priests named in Catholic Church Lawsuit
(August 20, 2019) Matthews & Associates Law Firm filed a lawsuit this week for a Pittsburg man who charges that he was abused by two different Catholic priests in the 1970s. The alleged abuse began
Juul Marketing hooks Kids on Nicotine
(August 9, 2019) Under the guise of helping youngsters avoid the hazards of real cigarettes, Juul marketing hooks kids on nicotine. Under a duplicitous, years-long program, the company hooks youngsters on the highly-addictive chemical
Catholic Church spent $10 million to lobby against sex abuse victims’ rights
(July 7, 2019) A new report released last month  reveals that the Catholic Church has spent more than $10 million in just the past eight years in the northeastern U.S. to fight legislation seeking
Bayer CEO may drive Monsanto Roundup Settlement
(August 6, 2018) Bayer's embattled CEO may drive a Monsanto Roundup settlement. Bayer shares had fallen dramatically after three straight juries agreed that Roundup causes cancer. But those shares jumped last month after the company