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All Signs Point To A Corporate Takeover Of The Marijuana Industry By Bayer, Monsanto

Following months of negotiations and various offers, Germany-based Bayer has finally sealed the deal with Monsanto, purchasing the seed giant for $66 billion. The merger is reported to be the largest all-cash deal on record. The purchase means a lot of things, and none of them good for consumers. For one, it strengthens the monopolization Read More…

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Bayer-Monsanto Merger Is ‘Five-Alarm Threat’ to Food and Farms: Legal Experts

White paper from two former Justice Department officials warns merger would violate antitrust laws and lessen competition. A new legal opinion penned by two former Justice Department officials bolsters warnings that the proposed merger between agroindustrial giants Bayer and Monsanto “is a five-alarm threat to our food supply and to farmers around the world.” The Read More…

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The War On Weed Is Winding Down – But Will Monsanto Be The Winner?

The war on cannabis that began in the 1930s seems to be coming to an end. Research shows that this natural plant, rather than posing a deadly danger to health, has a wide range of therapeutic benefits. But skeptics question the sudden push for legalization, which is largely funded by wealthy investors linked to Big Read More…

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Exposed: Pesticide Industry Deployed Aggressive Lobby Effort to Quash Bee Protections

Bayer, Monsanto, and Syngenta are effectively “shaping new pollinator ‘protection’ plans nationwide that do little to protect bees, but a lot to protect industry profits.” Despite the abundance of scientific studies documenting the rapid and dangerous decline of pollinator populations, state and federal lawmakers have yet to pass any meaningful protections for bees. The reason, Read More…

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Bayer’s Acquisition Offer Could Literally Make Monsanto Disappear

United States — Bayer has now confirmed a buyout bid for agrichemical giant, Monsanto — the maker of Agent Orange, RoundUp, and genetically-modified crops — otherwise known as one of the most hated companies on the planet. In a statement, Monsanto said Morgan Stanley & Co. is advising the company financially in the “potential acquisition,” Read More…