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California Legislature Advances Several Chemicals-Related Bills

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California Legislature Advances Several Chemicals-Related Bills


A handful of bills related to chemicals in products have begun to advance in the California legislature, following a brief pause in activity due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The measures must still face several key votes before they could be passed into law, but the progress provides a glimpse into the types of regulatory changes that could emerge from the state’s perennially busy agenda for chemicals policy.

The Assembly’s appropriations committee unanimously approved two measures on 2 June, setting the stage for their consideration by the full chamber.

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Bayer Wins Ruling Blocking California’s Roundup Warning


Bayer AG’s Roundup won’t require a label in California warning consumers that a chemical in the weed killer is known to cause cancer.

A federal judge in Sacramento [ruled] for Bayer and blocked the state from requiring that any company selling a glyphosate-based produce place a “clear and reasonable warning” on it.

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