The court said that Monsanto’s argument that scientific findings about glyphosate’s links to cancer constituted a “minority view” was not supported.
Bayer will have to pay between "$8.8 billion to $9.6 billion to resolve current Roundup lawsuits."
“Even as we celebrate and congratulate those who made this day possible, millions of people are being exposed to glyphosate.”
So far, juries in three trials have ordered the company to pay billions after concluding that the product did cause cancer.
Roundup weedkiller did not have to require cancer warnings, according to the EPA and Justice Department.
California tried to warn the public about glyphosate but the EPA is siding with Monsanto.
The company also argues that the $2 billion verdict was “unsupported, excessive and unconstitutional.”
This week the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will decide whether or not to allow glyphosate to be used in the US...