Despite being approved by the Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA), the herbicide 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid is now banned in Quebec:
Many homeowners in Quebec will be looking at their lawns differently this spring as a new herbicide ban goes into effect Monday.
The ban of 2,4-D, the popular garden herbicide, means people will have to be more creative if they want to take care of their lawns.
The ban is a result of concerns that the chemical is toxic to humans and the environment.
Some environmentalists have said the herbicide is linked to cancer, noting there are chemical-free ways to keep lawns and gardens healthy.
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