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US Jurors Back Claim that Roundup Causes Cancer

A jury in California has ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto to pay $289 million to a school groundskeeper dying of cancer, saying the company should have provided a label warning that its weed killer could cause cancer. The landmark case was the first lawsuit to go to trial among hundreds of similar lawsuits across the country alleging that Monsanto's weed killer, Roundup, causes non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Monsanto denies the allegation. Jurors in San Francisco unanimously found...

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