US chemical used to kill coca plant in Colombia may cause cancer

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The coca plant may be getting a break in Colombia’s war against drugs. That’s because the herbicide Colombia uses to kill the plants off with might be more deadly than the drug itself. As CCTV’s Michelle Begue reported, glyphosate is the world’s most widely used weed killer and a new study claims it may cause cancer.

US chemical used to kill coca plant in Colombia may cause cancer

US chemical used to kill coca plant in Colombia may cause cancer

The coca plant may be getting a break in Colombia's war against drugs. That's because the herbicide Colombia uses to kill the plants off with might be more deadly than the drug itself.As CCTV's Michelle Begue reported, glyphosate is the world's most widely used weed killer and a new study claims it may cause cancer.