Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

National Audio 6:45 AM ET

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National Audio 6:45 AM ET

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NAT053 - (US-Roundup-Weed-Killer-Cancer) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) SAN FRANCISCO. x-09s. A jury has awarded 289-million dollars in damages to a dying man who claims Monsanto's popular Roundup weed killer gave him cancer, and his lawyer says the verdict could bolster thousands of similar lawsuits. A state Superior Court jury in San Francisco found Friday that Roundup contributed to Dewayne Johnson's cancer and Monsanto should have provided a health warning label. Monsanto Attorney George Lombardi says the chemical in Round-Up is the most widely-used herbicide in the world. ("..the world.") (SOURCE:ABC)

TAG: Monsanto denies that Roundup is carcinogenic and says it will appeal.

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NAT054 - (US-Roundup-Weed-Killer-Cancer) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) SAN FRANCISCO. x-05s. A jury has awarded 289-million dollars in damages to a dying man who claims Monsanto's popular Roundup weed killer gave him cancer, and his lawyer says the verdict could bolster thousands of similar lawsuits. …

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