David Roe

principal author of Proposition 65

Former lawyer with the Environmental Defense Fund in Oakland and the principal author of Proposition 65

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A few months ago, a California court ruled that coffee needed a warning label. That ruling has since been overturned.

Are some groups profiting off California's health laws?

A few months ago, a California court ruled that coffee needed a warning label. That ruling has since been overturned.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A California judge recent ruled that coffee sold in the state must have a label saying it may cause cancer. Is that warning too extreme?

Cancer warnings on coffee and Prop 65

A California judge recent ruled that coffee sold in the state must have a label saying it may cause cancer. Is that warning too extreme?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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