Miami now joins Miami Beach and Stuart, two cities in Florida who have also banned glyphosate.
While Bayer continues to argue that there is no correlation between glyphosate and cancer, the second trial out of around 9,300 pending lawsuits will start in February.
The bill, SB3095, completely bans the use of chlorpyrifos, a highly toxic neurotoxin that causes significant damage to brain development in children.
"I am planning a regulatory draft as a first building block in the strategy to minimize use of glyphosate."
During the week-long hearing – dubbed "Science Week" – epidemiologists, oncologists, toxicologists and other scientists representing both sides will offer testimony about glyphosate.