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Laval becomes first municipality in Quebec to ban use of glyphosate

Glysphosate is the active ingredient in Roundup

April 15, 2021  By Yahoo News

The Montreal suburb of Laval has become the first Quebec municipality to ban the use of glyphosate, the active ingredient in the herbicide Roundup. Additionally, the city is banning the use of neonicotinoids and the cosmetic use of lawn pesticides. According to the city, the measures are designed to protect human health, pollinating insects, wildlife and natural spaces.


This article is part of the Municipalities Week.

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