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Maine to get $4.8M from nationwide settlement with Johnson & Johnson

Posted on AllSides June 12th, 2024
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Maine is slated to receive nearly $5 million from a multistate settlement with Johnson & Johnson. In a lawsuit, attorneys general from 42 states plus the District of Columbia alleged Johnson & Johnson had misled consumers and deceptively promoted the safety of products containing talcum powder. The company has since stopped manufacturing and selling baby powders and body powders containing talc. Johnson & Johnson also faces tens of thousands of lawsuits filed by consumers who claimed their cancers or mesothelioma were caused by asbestos found in talc in the products....

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