Jury Awards $289M to Man Who Blames Roundup for Cancer Print
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Monday, 13 August 2018 16:51
 
AP, via Time.com, informs us that Dewayne Johnson, 46, alleged that heavy contact with the herbicide Roundup caused his non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. On August 10 the California Superior Court jury agreed that Roundup contributed to Johnson's cancer and Monsanto, the manufacturer of the herbicide, should have provided a label warning of the potential health hazard. Monsanto has denied a link between the active ingredient in Roundup - glyphosate - and cancer, saying hundreds of studies have established that glyphosate is safe.
 
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