Monsanto ordered to pay $289M to pay who claimed weedkiller contributed to cancer


A San Francisco jury ordered chemical giant Monsanto pay $289 million to a former groundskeeper who said their weedkiller contributed to his cancer. Jurors ruled the product contributed to his cancer and Monsanto should have provided a warning of the potential health hazard. CBS News correspondent John Blackstone reports.

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