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The End of Animal Testing In Sight as GlassWall Syndicate Partners with Center for Contemporary Science

Maryland-based nonprofit Center for Contemporary Sciences (CCS) has announced a new partnership with sustainable VC group GlassWall Syndicate (GWS), a group made up of foundations, trusts, non-profits, and individual investors who share a similar investment thesis and want to make a difference in the lives of animals, people and the planet.



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California: New Law Bans Animal Testing

Lawmakers in California lawmakers have voted unanimously in favour of a ban of animal tested beauty products. The Senate Bill 1249, called the California Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act, was approved in the State Assembly on 31 August. The new bill will make it illegal for manufacturers to import or sell products in California if they produced using any animal test on or after the 1st January 2020. Those who are caught in violation of the new law will be fined US$5,000 plus an additional $1,000 for each day the violation continues. The bill was authored by Senator Cathleen Galgiani who said: “I’m proud of California lawmakers for moving science, industry, and ethics forward today [… ] Cruelty-free cosmetics are good for business, safe for humans, and …