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Monsanto plaintiff dying of cancer says $289M verdict not "in vain"

A man who won a landmark lawsuit against the agricultural giant, Monsanto, is speaking out for the first time on "CBS This Morning." Monsanto was ordered to pay $289 million in damages to former school groundskeeper, Dewayne "Lee" Johnson. A jury found the company's widely used glysphosate-based weed killer caused Johnson's terminal cancer. Anna Werner reports.

Prescription for play? It's "brain building" for kids, study finds

New guidance out overnight calls on pediatricians to write a "prescription for play," and for parents to help fill that order. The clinical report from the American Academy of Pediatrics says "play is not frivolous -- it is brain building." Dr. Tara Narula joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the benefits of unstructured play.

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