a division of U.S.-based Dow Chemical, is challenging Quebec’s
ban on the herbicide 2,4-D under the North American Free Trade
Agreement. Although Dow argues that 2,4-D has not been proven unsafe,
some research shows that it may pose risks to human immune, reproductive,
and endocrine systems and that it may increase the risk of cancer.
Governments in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and Kuwait have banned