Jurors say Roundup contributed to a 2nd man's cancer. Now thousands more cases against Monsanto await

Monsanto and thousands of plaintiffs are at odds over whether Roundup weedkiller can cause cancer.

(CNN)A federal jury dealt a huge blow to Monsanto, saying its popular weedkiller Roundup was a substantial factor in causing a California man's cancer.

It's the second time in eight months that a jury has reached such a decision.
But Edwin Hardeman's case against Monsanto is the first to be tried in federal court. And thousands of similar cases are still pending at the federal or state level.
    Edwin Hardeman claims Roundup caused his cancer. A federal jury in San Francisco sided with him.