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$700 Million Settlement: Johnson & Johnson to Discontinue Talc Powder Sales in the US Amid Marketing Scandal – Must Know!

Johnson & Johnson reached a $700 million settlement over allegations of false advertising regarding talc-containing products, prompting the company to cease sales in the United States, with West Virginia receiving nearly $6 million and Virginia receiving $21.2 million.

Johnson & Johnson Settles $700 Million Lawsuit Over Talc Products – West Virginia and Virginia to Receive Millions in Settlement

According to the article of 59 News, a big agreement of $700 million was made to solve a problem with Johnson & Johnson’s baby powder and body powder. West Virginia will get almost $6 million, and Virginia will receive $21.2 million from this settlement. They said Johnson & Johnson made false ads about the safety of their talc powder products.

Because of this agreement, Johnson & Johnson agreed to stop making and selling baby and body powder products with talc in the United States. They’ve been selling these products for more than 100 years. This decision came after many investigations and lawsuits about health problems linked to talc.

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$700 Million Settlement: Johnson & Johnson to Discontinue Talc Powder Sales in the US Amid Marketing Scandal – Must Know! (PHOTO: Reuters)

Attorneys General Vow Consumer Protection Amid Johnson & Johnson Settlement – Misleading Ads Won’t be Tolerated

Furthermore, Attorneys General from different states, like West Virginia and Virginia, are serious about making sure products are safe. They want companies to be honest in their ads. This settlement shows that misleading ads won’t be tolerated, and companies will face consequences for not being truthful.

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