Letter: City of Kamloops needs to stop using herbicides

Editor:

While the rest of the world appears to be waking up to the serious health dangers of Roundup and other glyphosate-based herbicides, Kamloopsians choose to bury their heads and want to continue with the poisoning for the sake of lawns.

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I remember the hew and cry that went up from smokers who didn’t give a damn that they were giving lung cancer to non-smokers.

Bayer AG has agreed to pay $10 billion over claims its signature herbicide Roundup causes cancer in people.

Weitz & Luxenberg other law firms reached a settlement with Bayer on behalf of almost 100,000 Americans who had been diagnosed with cancer after exposure to Monsanto/Bayer’s Roundup weedkiller.

Linda Davidson

Kamloops

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