US cancer victims can sue weedkiller company as chemical could cause non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma
| Sean Poulter Consumer Affairs Editor For The Daily Mail
7/11/2018 8:00 PM EST
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Hundreds of people with cancer have been told they can pursue a legal claim against the makers of the world’s most popular weedkiller.
Roundup, made by US giant Monsanto, is sprayed on gardens and parks and is used by farmers producing food crops.
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A San Francisco court now says cases can be brought against the firm on the basis of testimony that Roundup is potentially a cause of the blood cancer non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
The decision was hailed as a breakthrough by lawyers acting for hundreds of Americans.
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