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孟山都除草剂致癌 被罚赔款两亿九千万美元

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加州陪审团下令孟山都农药化学公司向一男子赔偿近两亿九千万美元,因为该男子使用该公司除草剂后病危。
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Hello, I'm Julie Candler with the BBC news.

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A jury in California has ordered the agrochemical company Monsanto to pay nearly 290 million dollars in damages to a man who became terminally ill after using the firm's weed killer. Dewayne Johnson, a school groundsman, alleges his cancer was caused by glyphosate in Monsanto's Roundup and Ranger Pro weed killers. His lawyer says the company knew about the cancer risk of the widely-used herbicide, but failed to warn users. Mr. Johnson's case is the first of more than 5000 similar lawsuits to come to court in the US. This is the moment the judge read out the jury's verdicts. Was the Roundup Pro or Ranger Pro design a substantial factor in causing harm to Mr. Johnson? Answer: Yes. Monsanto denies the cancer was caused by glyphosate and says it will appeal.

加州陪审团下令孟山都农药化学公司向一男子赔偿近两亿九千万美元,因为该男子使用该公司除草剂后病危。蒂维恩·约翰逊是一名学校场地管理员,他称孟山都旗下产品农达和园林专业除草剂中的草甘膦导致了他患癌症。他的律师称该公司知道此类除草剂有患癌风险,但并没有警告使用者,此类除草剂被广泛应用。在美国,类似诉讼超过5000多起,约翰逊的案子是第一个对簿公堂的。以下是法官宣读陪审团的判决。农达或园林专业除草剂是否是使约翰逊先生受到伤害的主要因素?回答:是的。孟山都否认了癌症是由草甘膦引起的,并表示将会上诉。

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