Dewayne Johnson, above, won his case against the agrochemical giant Monsanto, successfully arguing that the company’s weedkillers caused his cancer. Photo: AFP

Monsanto ordered to pay US$289 million for its weed killers that caused cancer

The lawsuit built on 2015 findings by the International Agency for Research on Cancer which classified Roundup’s main ingredient glyphosate as a probable carcinogen

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Dewayne Johnson, above, won his case against the agrochemical giant Monsanto, successfully arguing that the company’s weedkillers caused his cancer. Photo: AFP
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