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[$$] Jury Finds Bayer's Roundup Weedkiller Caused Man's Cancer

The six-person jury in U.S. District Court in San Francisco now is set to begin hearing evidence to separately weigh whether Bayer’s Monsanto unit should be held liable, a decision that could bring substantial financial damages against the company. The verdict issued Tuesday marks another setback for Bayer, which has come under intense pressure since a jury in August reached a $289.2 million verdict in the first case over the weedkiller to go to trial. Bayer has appealed that verdict, which the trial judge cut down to $78.5 million.