J&J, Retailers Hit With Prop 65 Suit Over Talc

Law360 (January 29, 2020, 9:22 PM EST) -- Johnson & Johnson Co., Bausch Health Co., Target, Walgreen Co. and a slew of other companies have been hit with a suit alleging they're violating a controversial California law by not including labels on talcum products warning consumers those products can cause cancer.

In a lengthy complaint filed Wednesday, Golden State resident Jan Graham said some of the largest chemical and pharmaceutical companies in the country, as well as some of the nation's largest pharmacy and retail chains, are in clear violation of a California law known as Proposition 65.

Among other things, that statute requires businesses of all kinds to...

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