OAKLAND—Jurors in California have hit Monsanto Co. with a $1 billion punitive damages verdict for each plaintiff in the third trial claiming that the blockbuster herbicide Roundup causes cancer in humans.

The jury of seven men and five women also awarded the plaintiffs Alva and Alberta Pilliod millions, about $55 million in past and future economic and noneconomic damages.

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