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Researcher ready to go to courts against lifting of import ban on glyphostate

Jun 19, 2017 8:00:04 PM - www.ft.lk

By Shanika Sriyananda
Researcher and the Head of the Department of Pharmacology of the University of Rajarata Dr. Channa Jayasumana has said he will go to courts against the recommendation of the Cabinet-appointed committee to relax the import ban on glyphostate, the herbicide which is widely used in tea cultivation.
 He said that the Government could not relax the import ban on glyphostate for the benefit of the tea industry as it would pollute downstream water causin