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Jury returns $2B verdict against Monsanto

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A jury ruled against Monsanto in a more than $2 billion verdict.

The case was in favor of a California couple who claimed Monsanto's Roundup weed killer caused their cancer.

The verdict includes $55 million in compensatory damages to the couple. Another $2 billion is punitive damages.

"Bayer is disappointed with the jury's decision and will appeal the verdict in this case," officials with Monsanto's parent company said.

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