Colombia to ban coca spraying herbicide glyphosate – BBC News

Colombia has announced it will stop using a controversial herbicide to destroy illegal plantations of coca, the raw ingredient for cocaine.The decision follows a warning by the World Health Organisation (WHO) that glyphosate is “probably carcinogenic”.The product has been used in US-sponsored crop-spraying anti-narcotics programmes in South America.

Source: Colombia to ban coca spraying herbicide glyphosate – BBC News